The voice of the mother : embedded maternal narratives in twentieth-century women's autobiographies / Jo Malin

Author(s): Malin, Jo, 1942-
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Subjects: American prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Autobiography--Women authors
English prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
American prose literature--20th century--History and criticism
English prose literature--20th century--History and criticism
Mothers and daughters in literature
Mother and child in literature
Motherhood in literature
Mothers in literature
Narration (Rhetoric)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2000
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction 1
2. Conversations about Space and Houses 15
3. Conversations about Intimacy, Bodies, and Sexuality 35
4. Conversations about Material Things, Longing, and Envy 56
5. Conversations about Storytelling and Voice 70
Afterword 89
Coda: Babies and Books: Motherhood and Writing 91
Epilogue 100
Notes 103
Works Consulted 107
Index 115
Notes: LCCN: 99016863
ISBN: 0809322668 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-114) and index
Physical Description: x, 120 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 41628141
ISBN/ISSN: 0809322668

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