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Author Hirsch, Marianne.
Title The mother/daughter plot : narrative, psychoanalysis, feminism / Marianne Hirsch.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1989]

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Author Hirsch, Marianne.
Series Midland book ; MB 532
Midland book ; MB 532.
Subject Fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Feminist fiction -- History and criticism.
Mothers and daughters in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Fiction -- Psychological aspects.
Feminism in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Description 1 online resource (xi, 244 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index.
Summary Includes information on anger, Margaret Atwood, Emma (Jane Austen), authority, The Awakening (Kate Chopin), Beloved (Toni Morrison), Nancy Chodorow, Clytemnestra and Electra, death, Demeter and Persephone, Daniel Deronda (George Eliot), Marguerite Duras, Everyday Use (Alice Walker), family romance, father, femininity, gender difference, heterosexuality, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, male, males, masculine, men, marriage plot, maternal, Oedipal theory, Oneʼs Own (Walker), patriarchy, plot, plot (female), pre-oedipal, procreation, Adrienne Rich, romance (love) plot, A Room of Oneʼs Own (Woolf), Sara Ruddick, separation from mother, Sula (Morrison), Susan Rubin Suleiman, Surfacing (Atwood), To the Lighthouse (Woolf), triangular relationships, voice, Edith Wharton, Christa Wolf, Virginia Woolf, etc.
Contents Introduction: Unspeakable plots -- Prelude: Origins and paradigms: Electra, Demeter, Clytemnestra -- Female family romances -- A more archaic murder: Freud, Austen, Brontes, Shelley, Sand, Chopin -- Fraternal plots -- Beyond repetition: Eliot -- The darkest plots -- Narration and the compulsory heterosexuality: Freud, Horney, Woolf, Colette, Wharton -- Feminist family romances -- Life before Oedipus: Rich, Chodorow, Irigaray, Atwood, Duras, Wolf -- Feminist Discourse-maternal discourse -- Speaking with two voices: Kristeva, Suleiman, Ruddick, Johnson, Morrison, Walker.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585038783 (electronic bk.)
9780585038780 (electronic bk.)
0253205328 (pbk.)
9780253205322 (pbk.)
OCLC # 42854633
Additional Format Print version: Hirsch, Marianne. Mother/daughter plot. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1989 0253327482 (DLC) 88046043 (OCoLC)19130904