Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama

Literary essay

E. Ann Kaplan

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 7.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

From nineteenth century novels to films in the 1990s, American culture abounds with the images of white, middle-class mothers. Kaplan looks at how they appear in the psychoanalytic, historical and cultural spheres.