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By Abigail L. Palko

ISBN-10: 1137602708

ISBN-13: 9781137602701

Imagining Motherhood in modern Irish and Caribbean Literature undertakes a comparative transnational studying to enhance extra expansive literary versions of excellent mothering. Abigail L. Palko argues that Irish and Caribbean literary representations of non-normative mothering practices don't mirror transgressive or harmful mothering yet are quite cultural negotiations of the definition of an exceptional mom. This unique ebook demonstrates the sustained dedication to countering the dominant ideologies of maternal self-sacrifice foundational to either Irish and Caribbean nationalist rhetoric, providing as a substitute the potential of integrating maternal corporation into an efficient version of girl citizenship.

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