Maternal impressions is far more than a book of literary criticism and theory it reveals the multiple bonds and continuities between the contradictory ways in which pregnancy and childbirth were represented a century ago and the manner in which they still haunt feminist experience today. In an unusual combination of reflection autobiography theory and criticism cristina mazzoni looks at childbirth and early maternity from the perspective of an academic mother with three young children the phrase maternal impressions describes the belief that the fetus can be affected by . Cristina mazzoni maternal impressions pregnancy and childbirth in literature and theory ithaca cornell up 2002 pp xii 228 in maternal impressions cristina mazzoni an academic and mother of three brilliantly analyzes myths of maternity related to pregnancy birth postpartum and breastfeeding. Maternal impressions pregnancy and childbirth in literature and theory review pregnancy and childbirth in literature and theory by cristina mazzoni ithaca cornell university press 2002 a womans ability to mark her fetus is dismissed as mere superstition while the cravings and markings that theories of maternal impressiveness . Cristina mazzoni maternal impressions pregnancy and childbirth in literature and theory ithaca cornell up 2002 this fascinating and provocative book explores a subject sorely neglected by authors and critics alike matemity
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