Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution
Norton, 1995 - 322 pages
The experience is her own—as a woman, a poet, a feminist, and a mother—but it is an experience determined by the institution, imposed on all women everywhere. She draws on personal materials, history, research, and literature to create a document of universal importance.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jarvenpa - LibraryThing
Stunning work. It raged into the world with a horrible and beautiful truth. I read it first as I was nursing my firstborn, in the 70's. Fearful territory. She may have been the first to look with ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - labwriter - LibraryThing
This book is a classic that needs to be understood within the context of the time it was written. Yes, things have changed--duh. One reason women are living different lives in 2010 than they were in ... Read full review