Home to Mother

Author: N.A

Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702235467

Category: Aboriginal Australians

Page: 97

View: 2444

When Gracie, Daisy and Molly are taken from their mother and sent away to the Moore River Settlement, thousands of miles from their home country, they decide to escape. But when the only way home is along a rabbit-proof fence, and you re being chased by the police, escaping is just the start of your adventure. This younger reader's version of Doris Pilkington's amazing best-selling true story of courage and love will grab readers of all ages, and take them on a journey through a country as beautiful as it is harsh. A journey home.

Who Is Your Mother?

Author: Pastor Braz Bakka

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477151060

Category: Self-Help

Page: 52

View: 6764

This is a question that many of us will never ask ourselves. Because of the strong bond between a mother and her child, there is perhaps no need to ponder over such a question. But who really is your mother? Pastor Braz Bakka of Shepherd s Voice Ministries in United Kingdom, invites you to look at the lives of some of the women who changed the destiny of their children forever. Our Mothers play a very important role and their lives either affect us or infl uence us in very many ways, some positive and others negative. It is therefore important to know exactly who your mother is. Unlock your potential through divinely inspired prayers and learn how you can break free from the curses of your mother and live a prosperous and blessed life in Christ Jesus.

Mother Dada's Blütenzorn

Texte zur Ausstellung

Author: Gabrielle von Bernstorff

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3734787696

Category: Poetry

Page: 44

View: 5365

Ein Gedichtband mit Mother Dada Blütenzorn Texten anlässlich der Ausstellung am 4. und 5. Juli 2015 im Kulturzentrum Karl der Grosse in Zürich mit Texten und Werken der Künstlerin Gabrielle von Bernstorff.

Jamaica Kincaid

Writing Memory, Writing Back to the Mother

Author: J. Brooks Bouson

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791465240

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 242

View: 8063

Offers a new perspective on the psychological and affective dynamics of Jamaica Kincaid’s fiction and nonfiction.

The Mother

Author: Sri Aurobindo

Publisher: Lotus Press

ISBN: 0941524795

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 62

View: 3285

Important small work dealing with the action of the Divine powers in the world and practice of yoga of Sri Aurobindo. Revelatory, inspired writing, frequently called the "Matri Upanishad."

The Mother / Daughter Plot

Narrative, Psychoanalysis, Feminism

Author: Marianne Hirsch

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253115751

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

View: 4194

Mothers and daughters -- the female figures neglected by classic psychoanalysis and submerged in traditional narrative -- are at the center of this book. The novels of nineteenth- and twentieth-century women writers from the Western European and North American traditions reveal that the story of motherhood remains the unspeakable plot of Western culture. Focusing on the feminine and, more controversially, on the maternal, this book alters our perception of both the familial structures basic to traditional narrative -- the Oedipus story -- and the narrative structures basic to traditional representations of the family -- Freud's family romance. Confronting psychoanalytic theories of subject-formation with narrative theories, Marianne Hirsch traces the emergence and transformation of female family romance patterns from Jane Austen to Marguerite Duras.

Breast-feeding and the Mother

Author: Symposium on Breast-Feeding and the Mother

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780444152411

Category: Breastfeeding

Page: 280

View: 5138

The Mother of All Departments

The History of the Department of Internal Affairs

Author: Michael Bassett

Publisher: Auckland University Press

ISBN: 9781869401757

Category: History

Page: 312

View: 624

Brings to life the history of the most important agency of government in New Zealand for much of the last century. It traces the evolution of the Department of Internal Affairs from its genesis as the Colonial Secretary's Office in 1840, providing an overview of the development and expansion of government in New Zealand.

Life With Mother Superior

Author: Jane Trahey,Anna H. Reuter

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822206637

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 7427

THE STORY: The action begins with the arrival of the author and several other new students at St. Mark's Academy, a strict Catholic school for girls. Determined to cause trouble, the girls begin by giving false names for themselves, which quickly b

Mother of God

Author: N.A

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300156138


Page: N.A

View: 5030

Mother, Madonna, Whore

The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

Author: Estela V. Welldon

Publisher: Karnac Books

ISBN: 9781855753419

Category: Abusive mothers

Page: 179

View: 301

To Freud, female sexuality remained something of a mystery: a riddle and a dark continent. He urged his female colleagues to enlighten him. Many have since done so - and this book is a most vivid and illuminating contribution to the field.Welldon explores why the quality of their bodies is fundamental to women's psychology; how this may lead to self-mutilation; and how such perverse behavior may also be aimed at objects which women see as their own creations, specifically, their babies. The potential causes and consequences of these conditions, including maternal and paternal incest and its frequent aftermath, prostitution, are also discussed.

The Mysterious Mother

A Tragedy

Author: Horace Walpole

Publisher: N.A


Category: English drama

Page: 92

View: 1919

Mother Russia

The Feminine Myth in Russian Culture

Author: Joanna Hubbs

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253115782

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

View: 2961

"Joanna Hubbs has found the trace of Baba Yaga and the rusalki and Moist Mother Earth and other fascinating feminine myths in Russian culture, and has added richly to the growing interest in popular culture." -- New York Times Book Review "... brave... fascinating... immensely enjoyable... " -- Times Higher Education Supplement "... a stimulating and original study... vivid and readable." -- Russian Review "An immensely stimulating, beautifully written work of scholarship." -- Francine du Plessix Gray "Joanna Hubbs has provided scholars... with a wealth of significant interpretive material to inform if not reform views of both Russian and women's cultures." -- Journal of American Folklore A ground-breaking interpretation of Russian culture from prehistory to the present, dealing with the feminine myth as a central cultural force.

Writing Mothers and Daughters

Renegotiating the Mother in Western European Narratives by Women

Author: Adalgisa Giorgio

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781571813411

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 258

View: 5189

The psychoanalytic discovery of the importance of the pre-oedipal mother-daughter bond in the 1970s generated a vast amount of feminist theory attempting to identify the specificity of, and give value to, the daughter's relationship to her mother. At the same time women writers engaged in the complex task of representing this highly conflictual relationship which had been largely absent in women's narrative until then. Although much criticism has been written on individual texts, no systematic study of the development of this theme in Western European fiction exists. This book offers the first comparative assessment of the subject-matter in England, France, Germany and Austria, Ireland, Italy, and Spain in the second half of last century. The six main chapters explore the interplay between narrative strategies, psychic structures, and socio-political and cultural processes in the textual representation of the relationship in each country, thus providing original interpretations both of classic texts by established writers and of more recent narratives by new or emerging authors. Among the writers featured are Steedman, Diski, Winterson, Tennant, de Beauvoir, Leduc, Djura, Wolf, Jelinek, Mitgutsch, Novak, Lavin, O'Brien, O'Faoláin, Morante, Sanvitale, Ramondino, Chacel, Rodoreda, Martín Gaite.

The Dead Mother

The Work of Andre Green

Author: Gregorio Kohon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134709005

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 3455

The Dead Mother brings together original essays in honour of André Green. Written by distinguished psychoanalysts, the collection develops the theme of his most famous paper of the same title, and describes the value of the dead mother to other areas of clinical interest: psychic reality, borderline phenomena, passions and identification. The concept of the 'dead mother' describes a clinical phenomenon, sometimes difficult to identify, but always present in a substantial number of patients. It describes a process by which the image of a living and loving mother is transformed into a distant figure; a toneless, practically inanimate, dead parent. In reality, the mother remains alive, but she has psychically 'died' for the child. This produces a depression in the child, who carries these feelings within him into adult life, as the experience of the loss of the mother's love is followed by the loss of meaning in life. Nothing makes sense any more for the child, but life seems to continue under the appearance of normality. The Dead Mother is a valuable contribution to literature on psychoanalytic and psychotheraputic approaches to grief, loss and depression.

Help! I've Turned Into My Mother

Author: ReShonda Tate Billingsley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476739692

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

View: 4411

Warm, witty, and wise -- a unique collection of anecdotes and actual conversations helps African-American daughters understand, accept, and, if necessary, forgive their mothers. Tell a woman she is "turning into her mother" and chances are she will deny it. Some will defy it. Ultimately, though, recognition will finally set in...like it or not , daughters often emulate their mothers. In an era when more mothers and daughters are exploring their relationships, Help! I've Turned Into My Mother offers an eclectic collection of true stories that provides a unique opportunity for discussion. Readers will see themselves, or others, in these tales from real-life women of all ages, races, and walks of life. Gathered by the author from messages she received on her website, the narratives include delightful reflections on the joys of growing up female, to hilarious accounts of the agony and ecstasy of being a young woman, to heartfelt tributes to parents and mentors who helped smooth the path to adulthood. Written with humor and warmth, they offer advice, encouragement, and inspiration for anyone juggling the diverse demands of life today.

Specters of Mother India

Author: Mrinalini Sinha

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822337959

Category: History

Page: 366

View: 385

DIVA historical analysis of a book-inspired controversy that in its dimensions rivalled Hernnstein and Murray's The Bell Curve and Rushdie's The Satanic Verses and brought forth a new political collectivity in India's women./div

The Cult of the Mother of God in Byzantium

Texts and Images

Author: Leslie Brubaker,Mary B. Cunningham

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754662662

Category: Religion

Page: 306

View: 694

This volume, on the cult of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary) in Byzantium, focuses on textual and historical aspects of the subject, thus complementing previous work which has centered more on the cult of images of the Mother of God. This international cast of scholars, consider the development and transformation of the cult from approximately the fourth through the twelfth centuries. The aim of this volume is to build on recent work on the cult of the Virgin Mary in Byzantium and to explore new areas of study. The rationale is critical and historical, using literary, artistic, and archaeological sources to evaluate her role in the development of the Byzantine understanding of the ways in which God interacts with creation by means of icons, relics and the Theotokos.

Life As a Mother-in-Law

Roles, Challenges, Solutions

Author: Olivia Slaughter,Jean Kubelun

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 9781598584516

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 200

View: 687

Life as a mother-in-law is rarely easy...and until now, it was hard to find an instruction book! But help has arrived in the form of this accessible, informative, and eminently useful guide. Written by two psychologists (and mothers-in-law), and brimming with wisdom gleaned from a wide-ranging survey of other mothers-in-law, Life as a Mother-in-law is the essential primer for navigating the often murky waters of in-law relationships. With a look at the mother-in-law role throughout history and the truth behind the stereotypes, the authors separate myth from reality and deconstruct cliches to reveal how in-law families really work. But Olivia Slaughter, Ph.D., and Jean Kubelun, Ph.D., don't just describe the challenges: they provide in-depth solutions, self-assessment tools, and solid advice based on psychological insights to help you bring harmony and balance to your in-law relationships-and your life. Olivia Slaughter, Ph.D., is a Licensed Educational Psychologist and career counselor. Her experience includes teaching, secondary school counseling, administration, school psychology, and national and international educational consulting. She offers guidance in life planning, parenting, learning, and interpersonal relationships. Dr. Slaughter has been active in providing workshop/in-service training events, including UNICEF in Alexandria, Egypt, where she was a school consultant under USAID sponsorship. She lives with her husband in California. Jean Kubelun, Ph.D., is a Marriage, Family Therapist and a Licensed Educational Psychologist who studied psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Dr.Kubelun's experience includes over twenty-three years as a school psychologist. She taught both graduate and undergraduate classes at California Lutheran University and California State University, Northridge. Dr.Kubelun has worked as a Conflict Resolution Specialist, an At-Risk Counselor, and an Active Parenting workshop leader and trainer."