Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science and Literature, 1650-1865 (Hardback)
Language: English . Brand New Book. Not until the eighteenth century was the image of the tender, full-time mother invented - an image that retains its power today. Inventing Maternity demonstrates that, despite its association with an increasingly standardized set of values, motherhood remained contested terrain. Drawing on feminist, cultural, and postcolonial theory, Inventing Maternity surveys a wide range of sources - medical texts, political tracts, religious writings, poems, novels, slave narratives, conduct books, and cookbooks. In her introduction, Greenfield provides a historical overview of early modern interpretations of maternity. She also considers their impact on current debates about reproductive rights and technologies, child custody, and the cycles of poverty. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780813120782
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Critique: "Makes a timely and valuable contribution to the current scholarly conversation concerning maternity, reproduction, and the gendered body in which histories of imaginative narrative are profitably understood in conjunction with theories of gender, sexuality, race, and class." -- "Julia Stern"
Titre : Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science and ...
Éditeur : The University Press of Kentucky, United States
Date d'édition : 1999
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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