Of woman born: motherhood as experience and institution

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Bantam Books, 1977 - Family & Relationships - 328 pages
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Review: Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution

User 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 Institution

User 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

Contents

Anger and Tenderness l
1
The Sacred Calling
23
The Kingdom of the Fathers
39
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

Adrienne Rich has published more than sixteen volumes of poetry & four nonfiction prose books, & is the recipient of numerous awards & prizes. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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