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Mother of Invention: How Our Mothers Influenced Us as Feminist Academics and Activists By Vanessa Reimer,

  • Title: Mother of Invention: How Our Mothers Influenced Us as Feminist Academics and Activists
  • Author: Vanessa Reimer
  • ISBN: 9781927335178
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • An interdisciplinary collection that combines feminist theory with life writing to explore the diverse ways that mothers, whether or not they themselves identity as feminist, inspire feminist consciousness in their daughters and sons It features creative and scholarly contributions from feminist academics, activists, writers and artists from different educational backgrAn interdisciplinary collection that combines feminist theory with life writing to explore the diverse ways that mothers, whether or not they themselves identity as feminist, inspire feminist consciousness in their daughters and sons It features creative and scholarly contributions from feminist academics, activists, writers and artists from different educational backgrounds, places and walks of life While not an exclusive celebration of maternal relations, this collection provides an antidote to matrophobia and mother blaming by critically exploring and affirming the myriad of challenges and complexities that constitute motherwork It explores how the mothering of feminist daughters and sons intersects with issues of gender, sexuality, disability, ethnicity, racialization, citizenship, religion, economic class, education, and socio historical location Collectively these essays explore the centrality of intergenerational matrilineal narratives in shaping feminist consciousness, they deconstruct dominant ideologies of patriarchal motherhood and womanhood, and they challenge the notion that there is a formulaic way to raise feminist daughters and sons, or a singular correct way to engage in feminist maternal practice.
    Mother of Invention How Our Mothers Influenced Us as Feminist Academics and Activists An interdisciplinary collection that combines feminist theory with life writing to explore the diverse ways that mothers whether or not they themselves identity as feminist inspire feminist consciou

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    1. Mother of Invention combines scholarly and creative writing to examine how the writers mothers, whether or not they considered themselves feminists, instilled feminist principles in their daughters In her contribution, The Dish Ran Away With the Spoon, for example, Deborah Schnitzer employs both poetry and prose to relate late night kitchen talks with her mother Depressed through most of her life and oppressed by both father and husband, Schnitzer s mother still roused herself during these times [...]

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