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Between mothers & daughters : stories across a generation /

Other Authors: Koppelman, Susan.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Feminist Press, 1985
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SUMMARY

In this poignant multicultural collection of short stories by American women writers, mothers and daughters describe their conflicts and consolations, their trusts and mistrusts, their loves and hates. Including stories written between the 1840s and the 1990s, Between Mothers and Daughters explores the maternal and filial bonds between women and investigates the practice of family, exposing the complicated, bittersweet truths of women's intergenerational relationships. Newly revised and updated, this edition of the classic anthology includes several new stories and an expanded introduction that revisits this ancient relationship with fresh vision and insight. Book jacket.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Caroline W. Healey DallSusan Pettigru King BowenElizabeth Stuart PhelpsAlice BrownMary E. Wilkins FreemanFannie HurstHelen Rose HullHelen Reimensnyder MartinTess SlesingerHisaye YamamotoTillie OlsenGuadalupe ValdesJames Tiptree, Jr.Sherley Anne WilliamsJoanna RussNicholasa MohrArny Christine StraayerAnn Allen ShockleyAlma Luz VillanuevaBeth BrantJane BradleyAndrea Benton RushingPreety KalraMerrill Joan Gerber
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction to Original Editionp. xv
Introduction to Expanded Editionp. xli
Annie Gray: A Tale 1848p. 1
A Marriage of Persuasion 1857p. 13
Old Mother Goose 1873p. 23
The Way of Peace 1898p. 43
Old Woman Magoun 1905p. 61
Oats for the Woman 1917p. 83
The Fire 1917p. 113
Mrs. Gladfelter's Revolt 1923p. 129
Mother to Dinner 1935p. 141
Seventeen Syllables 1949p. 161
I Stand Here Ironing 1956p. 177
Recuerdo 1963p. 189
The Women Men Don't See 1973p. 197
The Lawd Don't Like Ugly 1974p. 229
Autobiography of My Mother 1975p. 250
"Tell The Truth..." 1975p. 262
High Heels 1980p. 270
A Birthday Remembered 1980p. 275
Her Choice 1981p. 283
A Long Story 1985p. 290
Noises 1985p. 299
Hair-Raising 1988p. 311
Home 1993p. 323
Anna's Archive 2002p. 327