AbstractsPolitical Science

Politics of Maternity Discourses; A Feminist Reading of Select Women s Fiction

by Dillu Mary Rose

Institution: Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
Year: 2015
Keywords: Feminist literary female body maternal-feminine desire maternal functions
Record ID: 1198486
Full text PDF: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/40489


newline Feminist literary theory has encouraged the innovative reading of newlineliterary texts The affirmative potential of feminist ideology helps to newlinedevelop alternative discourses Feminist writers have been constantly newlineusing the conceptual framework of the feminist theory to generate and newlinedevelop these discourses A large volume of feminist writings centred on newlinefemale body and womans experience of mothering celebrates the newlineuniqueness of female body and its maternal functions Drawing from the newlinefeminist insights on the female body the maternal body we can derive newlinethe possibility for the production of a new feminist theoretical domain of newlinematernity discourses%%%