The mother figure in literature reflects changes in society. Professor Anna Casablancas’ talk will give an overview of the evolution of this concept in relation to the first three waves of feminism and recommend reading on the topic.
The second part of the seminar will focus on the second wave in which Jane Lazarre wrote The Mother Knot (Beacon Press, 1986). Anna Casablancas will establish a dialogue with the American author and journalist about motherhood.
Jane Lazarre is an American author and essayist who has written many fiction and non-fiction books, including The Mother Knot (Beacon Press, 1986).
Anna Casablancas is a professor of American literature at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Online – Monday April 26, 2021 – 6 p.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
The session will be in English with interpretation into Catalan and Spanish.
Suggested readings on The mother figure in US literature