Modernist Madonna: Semiotics of the Maternal Metaphor

Modernist Madonna: Semiotics of the Maternal Metaphor

by Jane Silverman Van Buren

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Modernist Madonna: Semiotics of the Maternal Metaphor by Jane Silverman Van Buren

"A well-organized, profound case for the reinterpretation of the creative woman in the nineteenth century." —Carol Ravenal

Focusing on Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, Mary Cassatt, Tillie Olsen, and Alice Walker, Van Buren uses present-day critical and theoretical concepts to explore the relations among artists’ lives, works, and cultures.

Indiana University Press

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ISBN-13: 9780253205445
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1989
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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