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The Resource The baby, Marie Darrieussecq ; translated from the French by Penny Hueston

The baby, Marie Darrieussecq ; translated from the French by Penny Hueston

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The baby
Title
The baby
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Marie Darrieussecq ; translated from the French by Penny Hueston
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The Baby is a mother's project and a writer's project-how to reconcile these two demanding roles? What is a baby? And why are there so few of them in literature? Through notes taken in the months after her first child was born, Darrieussecq, in her characteristically ingenious style, makes observations that will bring smiles and grimaces of recognition, and raise important questions. Along with the banal drudgery of childcare, there is the euphoria, the obsession, the terror and the visceral focus on the body. Arguing with `Saint de Beauvoir', Darrieussecq examines how women as mothers are targeted from all angles. How, she asks, can a woman be more and other than a mother?
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Summary
The Baby is a mother's project and a writer's project-how to reconcile these two demanding roles? What is a baby? And why are there so few of them in literature? Through notes taken in the months after her first child was born, Darrieussecq, in her characteristically ingenious style, makes observations that will bring smiles and grimaces of recognition, and raise important questions. Along with the banal drudgery of childcare, there is the euphoria, the obsession, the terror and the visceral focus on the body. Arguing with 'Saint de Beauvoir?, Darrieussecq examines how women as mothers are targeted from all angles. How, she asks, can a woman be more and other than a mother?
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10784537
Cataloging source
VSL
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Darrieussecq, Marie
Dewey number
649.1
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation from French of: Le Bébé
Literary form
non fiction
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Hueston, Penny
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True
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  • Darrieussecq, Marie
  • Infants
  • Infants in literature
  • Mothers
  • Mother and infant
  • Motherhood
Target audience
adult
Label
The baby, Marie Darrieussecq ; translated from the French by Penny Hueston
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065211849
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781911231264
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019008919
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1084510283
Label
The baby, Marie Darrieussecq ; translated from the French by Penny Hueston
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065211849
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781911231264
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019008919
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1084510283

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