Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution
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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Review: Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and InstitutionUser Review - Isla McKetta - Goodreads
This is the book I should have started reading when I found out I was pregnant, but I'm so glad I finally got to it. It's an insightful look at womanhood and motherhood with no agenda except for women ... Read full review
Review: Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and InstitutionUser Review - Gary - Goodreads
Published in 1976, this eloquent meditation on motherhood is told from the viewpoint of one of the finest American poets of the 20th century. It's a landmark study, a foundational book in modern feminist thought, and well worth reading, then rereading. Read full review