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6 edition of Maternal Desire found in the catalog.

Maternal Desire

On Children, Love, and the Inner Life

by Daphne de Marneffe

  • 130 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender Psychology,
  • Parent And Child,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Sociology,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Parenting - Motherhood,
  • Social Science,
  • Family & Relationships / Motherhood,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9354917M
    ISBN 100316110280
    ISBN 109780316110280


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Maternal Desire is a pleasure to read and to think about. The most original and stimulating book on motherhood to come along in a very long while." Product details/5(17). Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women’s desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration.

Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe Maternal Desire book an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at ed on: Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women’s desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration.

Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe provides an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at home/5(17). Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life. As revolutionary as The Second Sex and as controversial as Backlash, this book will transform readers' thinking about the place of child rearing in women's lives.

Immediately acclaimed by readers ranging from Allison Pearson to Carol Gilligan, from Daphne Merkin to Mary Matalin/5.

Maternal Desire creates a new vocabulary for the desire to mother--both for the woman who is at home with her children and for the woman who works. De Marneffe writes with a poetic, vivid, and immediate voice about why the concept of wanting to mother feels so Pages: The page book explores the deep-rooted desire that most women, it is argued, have to care for their children.

This natural desire is then presented in contrast to one’s sense of self, feminist ideals, returning to the workplace, and other realities. She is also the author of a feminist psychoanalytic book, entitled "Maternal Desire: Natalia Ginzburg's Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters," on one of Italy's foremost twentieth-century authors.

She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Giancarlo, their daughter Emilia, and their dog, Toby, during the school year and in Ravenna during the summer. Reviews "The Maternal Lineage provides a thorough overview of the profoundly important but little-examined experience of mothering, and illuminates how psychoanalysis can help women going through this process." - Joanne A.

Byars, AAPDP, Winter This is an important book, bringing together a diverse range of papers in the psychoanalytic tradition from Maternal Desire book the. Identification, Desire and Transgenerational Issues.

The Maternal Lineage. DOI link for The Maternal Lineage. The Maternal Lineage book. Identification, Desire and Transgenerational Issues. Edited By Paola Mariotti.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 10 September Cited by: 3. The women's desire to avoid isolation for an only child was an important factor in their decision to become pregnant. One participant said, “We wanted our son to have someone to grow up with, to be able to play together and all that stuff,” and another said, “I wanted him to have a playmate.”Cited by: 4.

Excerpt: Maternal Desire. The "Problem" of Maternal Desire. IT WOULD SEEM THAT EVERYTHING it is possible to say about motherhood in America has already been said. Beckoning us from every magazine rack, beaming out from every channel, is a solution or a revelation or a confession about mothering.

Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women’s desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration.

Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe provides an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at home. The term maternal desire describes a mother's desire to care for and be with her children.

Explorations of maternal desire have become a key area of interest in contemporary feminist studies. The idea of maternal desire, however, has had a complex relationship to feminism. Maternal Desire is a stirring book that celebrates women’s love for their children and mothering while also supporting their interest in careers and other pursuits” (Booklist).

I’m referring to nonfiction books published by the popular presses, those that might hope to compete for a spot on the New York Times book lists. I recognized that Daphne de Marneffe’s sensitive, thoughtful, passionate book, Maternal Desire; On Children, Love, and the Inner Life, was analytic by the time I had read five pages.

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Discussion Questions Maternal Desire. by Daphne DeMarneffe. Do you think that motherhood and a mother's right to enjoy mothering need to be. Maternal Desire shows that the iconic images of motherhood - from the sacrificial mother to the supermum - and the endless debates about what's best for children, obscure the profound meaning of mothering - and the desire to mother.

Here is a book that gives a common voice to mothers and examines motherhood as an active and transforming : While de Marneffe’s theory of maternal desire clearly originates from a feminist perspective, she devotes the first third of her book to critiquing feminism’s valorization of paid employment as the one true path to women’s freedom and happiness.

Maternal Desire is a stirring book that celebrates women's love for their children and mothering while also supporting their interest in careers and other pursuits" (Booklist).

Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women’s desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration. Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe provides an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at home.

De Marneffe both explores the enjoyment and anxieties of. Further, the author states, psychoanalytic thinking has not fully explored the strength of maternal desire or the idea that a woman expresses her subjectivity through caring for children. We need a psychology that makes sense of the experience of motherhood, de Marneffe asserts, a psychology that considers the relationship between.

Reviews the book Maternal Desire: On Love, Children, and the Inner Life by Daphne de Marneffe (). This book is based on the premise that the desire Author: Arietta Slade. Today, maternal desire is constrained by a contemporary model of self that has developed in response to more recent economic and social realities.

Fifty years ago, women who wished to realize professional ambitions dealt with gender inequality by refusing or. "Maternal Desire" shows mothers who work a full-time job and take care of their family that there is another way. The author explores maternal enjoyment as she does maternal anxiety, and offers not just understanding but the exhilaration of seeing a universal frustration discussed clearly for the first time.

That said, the six faces of maternal narcissism are identified as: the flamboyant- extrovert, the accomplishment-oriented, the psychosomatic, the addicted, the. Supermom is at the end of her rope. "Maternal Desire" shows mothers who work a full-time job and take care of their family that there is another way.

The author explores maternal enjoyment as. Wilfred Ruprecht Bion DSO (/ b iː ˈ ɒ n /; 8 September – 8 November ) was an influential British psychoanalyst, who became president of the British Psychoanalytical Society from to Wilfred Bion was a potent and original contributor to psychoanalysis.

He was one of the first to analyze patients in psychotic states using an unmodified analytic technique; Born: Wilfred Ruprecht Bion, 8 September. Balancing act How much time should you spend with your kids. The author of a provocative new book, "Maternal Desire," argues that Author: Laurie Abraham.

Maternal Desire. An interview with author Daphne de Marneffe. Introduction by Judith Stadtman Tucker. W hen Daphne de Marneffe's Maternal Desire: On Children, Love and the Inner Life was published inseveral reviewers dismissed it as a paean to the romantic myth of maternal bliss -- while Susan Douglas and Meredith Michaels were noted for ripping the idealization of.

"Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women's desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration. Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe provides an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at home.

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MATERNAL DESIRE. On Children, Love, and the Inner Life. By Daphne de Marneffe. pages. Little, Brown & Company. $Author: Patricia Cohen. (Thanks for the psychologist Daphne DeMarneffe, who wrote the book "Maternal Desire" last year, although her emphasis is on the emotional and intellectual satisfaction associated with mothering.).

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Retherford Greenwood Press, Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Fertility, Maternal Mortality, and the Sex Mortality Differential". Notably, we removed all desire terms from the Time 2 measure of children’s mental state vocabulary in order to ensure that maternal reporting was not related to being placed in the desire condition (highlighting the salience of desires and, therefore, inflating maternal reporting of desire terms when reporting children’s vocabulary).Cited by: Book Description: Theory on mothers, mothering and motherhood has emerged as a distinct body of knowledge within Motherhood Studies and Feminist Theory more generally.

This collection, the first ever anthology on maternal theory, introduces readers to this rich and diverse tradition of maternal theory. Julia Kristeva (French: ; Bulgarian: Юлия Кръстева; born 24 June ) is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, semiotician, psychoanalyst, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the is now a professor emeritus at the University Paris author of more than 30 books, including Powers of Horror, Tales of Love, Black Alma mater: University of Sofia.

Maternal Desire is the first book to treat women's desire to mother as a legitimate focus of intellectual inquiry and personal exploration. Shedding new light on old debates, Daphne de Marneffe provides an emotional road map for mothers who work and mothers who are at home.

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Why Some Women Don't Want Kids, Childless by Choice. A relatively small number of women feel no desire to have children—but why. Danielle Friedman on how a lack of maternal instinct can be seen. Welcome to our fifth book club conversation!

This month’s book club selection is the nonfiction Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life, by licensed clinical psychologist Daphne. "The Monster Within is a gripping book. Dr. Almond's fresh insights and perspectives regarding maternal ambivalence help us to become more comfortable with these feelings.

This book is enormously useful to mothers, clinicians and anyone else interested in the psychology of motherhood."—Daphne de Marneffe, author of Maternal Desire: On. NPR coverage of Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace by Ayelet Waldman.

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