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379 Abbey, Shannon, and Andrea O’Reilly: Redefining Motherhood: Changing Identities and Patterns, 368 Abram, David, 264 Abruna, Laura Niesen de, 306 Allen, Paula Gunn, 81–82; and First Nations culture, 260 Allende, Isabel, 351 Angelou, Maya, 10 Anzaldúa, Gloria E.: and “las tres madres,” 288 Apgar, Sonia C., 70 Appleford, Rob: on aboriginal writers, 113–14 Arms, Suzanne, 351 Ascher, Carol, Louise DeSalvo, and Sara Ruddick, eds.: Between Women: Biographers, Novelists, Critics , Teachers and Artists Write about Their Work on Women, 7 Ashworth, Andrea: Once in a House on Fire, 66 Association for Research on Mothering, 18, 368, 372n1 Atwood, Margaret: Alias Grace, 49, The Blind Assassin, 14, 47–60; Cat’s Eye, 14, 47–60; The Handmaid’s Tale, 49; The Robber Bride, 14, 47–60 auto/biography, 7, 63–77; ethical dilemma in, 68; and life-writing, 335; traumatic, 65–66, 69–70, 74n2. See also Fitzgerald, Zelda Badinter, Elisabeth, 336, 341 Bagnold, Enid: The Squire, 11 Barbour, John D., 68 Bassin, Donna, Margaret Honey, and Meryle Mahrer Kaplan, eds.: Representations of Motherhood, 336 Baudrillard, Jean, 174 Bell-Scott, Patricia et al.: Double Stitch: Black Women Writer about Mothers and Daughters, 368 Index 380 index Benjamin, Ira, 97 Bharat Mata, 22, 308–9 biography, 333–50; life-writing, 7, 335 Birkett, Jennifer, and Elizabeth Harvey, eds., Determined Women: Studies in the Construction of the Female Subject, 1900–90, 59 birth stories. See Internet Blakely, Mary Kay, 4; American Mom, 211 Blanc, Myriam: Et elles eurent beaucoup d’enfants . . .: Histoire d’une family homoparentale, 19, 228–30, 232–36, 239 Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin: “Remediation,” 354 Bouson, J. Brooks, 52 Bradstreet, Anne, 6 Brandt, Di, 6, 10, 19; Wild Mother Dancing: Maternal Narrative in Canadian Literature, 7–8, 367–68 Briscoe, Constance: Ugly: The True Story of a Loveless Childhood, 14, 63, 64, 67–71, 73 Bristow, Jennie, 172 Brodzki, Bella, 69 Brossard Nicole, 126–27 Brown, Ivana, 187–88; “Mommy Memoirs: Feminism, Gender and Motherhood in Popular Culture,” 210–11 Bruchac, Joseph, 86 Bruner, Jerome, 192 Buchanan, Andrea: Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It, 197, 209, 371 Burke, Kenneth: Rhetoric of Motives, 273, 275–79, 284 Butler, Judith, 170, 174, 175 Caplan, Paula, 369; Don’t Blame Mother, 368 Caribbean literature, 314n8. See also Césaire, Aimé; Kincaid, JamaicaCatholic Church: and Cisneros, 294; and religious orders, 125, 126. See also Quiet Revolution Césaire, Aimé: Une Tempête: D’après “la Tempête de Shakespeare—Adaptation pour un théâtre nègre, 266 Cheever, Susan, 210 Chester, Laura: Cradle and All: Women Writers on Pregnancy and Birth, 11 Chodorow, Nancy, 57, 81 Cisneros, Sandra: Caramelo, 22, 287, 288, 293–99; The House on Mango Street, 22, 287, 290–94; themes in, 287, 288 Cixous, Hélène, 49, 53 Cliff, Michelle, 306 Cline, Sally, 334, 339, 340, 345 Coleman, Linda: Women’s Life-Writing: Finding Voice/Building Community, 7 Collins, Patricia Hill, 369; Black Feminist Thought, 368 Cook, Emily Walker, 142, 147 Cosslett, Tess, 20; Women Writing Childbirth: Modern Discourses of Motherhood, 11 Coulter, Myrl, 4, 5 Couser, G. Thomas, 64, 73–74 Covi, Giovanna, 283 Crossley, Sandra: Friday’s Child: What Has She Done That Is So Terrible? 64 Cusk, Rachel, 193; A Life’s Work: On Becoming a Mother, 18, 188, 195–97 Daly, Brenda O., and Maureen T. Reddy, eds.: Narrating Mothers: Theorizing Maternal Subjectivities, 2, 3, 33 381 index Dalziell, Rosamund, 69–70 “daughter-centricity,” 2, 20; narratives of, 12 Davey, Frank, 261 Davidson, Cathy N., and E. M. Broner, eds.: The Lost Tradition: Mothers and Daughters in Literature, 7–10 Davies, Bronwyn, 18 Davies, Carole, 280 Davis, Sara: Running from the Devil: How I Survived a Stolen Childhood, 65 Davis-Floyd, Robbie, 351, 355 Dean, Sharon L., 162 Deans, Jill, 83 de Beauvoir, Simone, 170, 175 Demeter/Persephone myth, 126, 130. See also under Dove, Rita Detweiler, Robert, 80 Dickinson, Emily: “Four Trees—upon a solitary Acre—,” 292; influence on Cisneros, 293 DiQuinzio, Patricia, 369; The Impossibil‑ ity of Motherhood: Feminism, Individualism , and the Problem of Mothering, 32–33, 189–90 Diski, Jenny: Skating in Antarctica, 66–67 Donnell, Alison, and Pauline Polkey: Representing Lives: Women and Auto/ Biography, 7 Dorris, Michael, 83 Douglas, Susan, and Meredith Michaels, 111–13, 205, 242–43, 369; The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined All Women, 207–8, 211 Dove, Rita, 141–55; “After Reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the Third Time...

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