English Language and Literature | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Fiction
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.
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Greene, Gayle. “Family Plots.” The Women's Review of Books, vol. 7, no. 5, 1990, pp. 8–9.