Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature

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Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature undertakes a comparative transnational reading to develop more expansive literary models of good mothering. Abigail L. Palko argues that Irish and Caribbean literary representations of non-normative mothering practices do not reflect transgressive or dangerous mothering but are rather cultural negotiations of the definition of a good mother. This original book demonstrates the sustained commitment to countering the dominant ideologies of maternal self ...

Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature 2016, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137602701

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