Title

Family Plots

Document Type

Book Review

Department

English (Scripps)

Publication Date

2-1990

Disciplines

English Language and Literature | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Fiction

Abstract

The Mother/daughter Plot is a splendid book, a wide-ranging, well-documented and theoretically sophisticated study of texts, both fictional and non-fictional, about a complex and vexed subject-the mother-daughter bond. As Adrienne Rich says in Of Woman Born, "this cathexis between mother and daughter ... is the great unwritten story.

Rights Information

© 1990 Old City Publishing, Inc.

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