Mothersongs: Poems for, by, and About Mothers - Gilbert, Sandra M. (Editor), and Gubar, Susan Kamholtz (Editor), and O'Hehir, Diana (Editor)
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The editors have included traditional ballads about maternity and courtly elegies for or by mothers as well as landmark nineteenth-century tributes to mothers and early twentieth-century meditations on motherhood. MotherSongs opens with poems about pregnancy, labor, delivery, and nursing and moves to poems about women raising children, delighting in their growth, or mourning their loss. The volume then turns to poems by sons and daughters who "remember mama." Mythic mothers and mother goddesses, moral or political ...

Mothersongs: Poems for, by, and About Mothers 2007, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393040395

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Mothersongs: Poems For, By, and about Mothers 1995, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393037715