An Essay on Love and Cruelty

Jacqueline Rose
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A daring and provocative book-length essay on the role of mothers in culture, history and the human heart.

From one of the most important contemporary thinkers we have, a compelling, forceful tract about women and motherhood that demands immediate attention. Moving commandingly between pop cultural references such as Roald Dahl's 'Matilda' to observations about motherhood in the ancient world, from and thoughts about the stigmatization of single mothers in the UK, Mothers delivers a groundbreaking report into something so prevalent we hardly notice.

Author bio:

Jacqueline Rose is an internationally renowned feminist literary and cultural critic. She is the co-director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, co-founder of Independent Jewish Voices and a fellow of the British Academy. Rose is a frequent contributor to the London Review of Books and the Guardian, among many other publications. She is the author of Sexuality in the Field of Vision and The Haunting of Sylvia Plath. Her most recent book is Women in Dark Times.

Category: Philosophy
ISBN: 9780571331444
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: May 2019
Page Extent: 256
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Feminism & feminist theory