Mother Reader: Essential Literature on Motherhood by Moyra Davey

Mother Reader: Essential Literature on Motherhood

byMoyra Davey

Kobo ebook | January 4, 2011

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The intersection of motherhood and creative life is explored in these writings on mothering that turn the spotlight from the child to the mother herself. Here, in memoirs, testimonials, diaries, essays, and fiction, mothers describe first-hand the changes brought to their lives by pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering.
Many of the writers articulate difficult and socially unsanctioned maternal anger and ambivalence. In Mother Reader, motherhood is scrutinized for all its painful and illuminating subtleties, and addressed with unconventional wisdom and candor. What emerges is a sense of a community of writers speaking to and about each other out of a common experience, and a compilation of extraordinary literature never before assembled in a single volume.

Moyra Davey is a photographer whose work has appeared in "Harper's", "Grand Street", "Documents", &"The New York Times". She has exhibited her work widely in the US & Canada, as well as overseas. Davey lives in New York with her husband & son.
Title:Mother Reader: Essential Literature on MotherhoodFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 4, 2011Publisher:Seven Stories PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609801024

ISBN - 13:9781609801021