Reviewing Women's Literature from a Feminist Perspective
A few years ago, I got my hands on a terrific book that exemplified my struggle with writing and mothering. Edited by Patricia Diensfrey and Brenda Hillman, The Grand Permission: New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood, is the kind of
Woolf advises female writers to write as independent of men, with their own money and their own space.
Feminist Book Review of Hays’ ‘The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood’
In The Myths of Motherhood: How Culture Reinvents the Good Mother (Penguin Books, 1994), Thurer proffers that motherhood is a “cultural conspiracy of silence.”