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Eva gets into Adrienne Rich's 1976 book "Of Woman Born" and talks about radical feminist approaches to motherhood. We discuss the narrow definition of Rich's "mother" figure, Black feminist responses to her concepts, and the Texas abortion ban. Plus, a rundown on the censored Judith Butler interview in the Guardian.
*Content warning*: This episode contains discussion of abortion, infanticide, and mental health struggle.
Cover image painting by Chantal Joffe, 2004
Judith Butler Interview with Jules Gleeson https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/sep/07/judith-butler-interview-gender; The portion of the Interview that was deleted by The Guardian https://www.patreon.com/posts/55912898
Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution, Adrienne Rich, 1976 https://archive.org/details/ofwomanbornmothe00rich/page/n7/mode/2up
From Motherhood to Mothering: The Legacy of Adrienne Rich's Of Woman Born, edited by Andrea O'Reilly, 2004 https://www.scribd.com/document/336903061/Andrea-O-Reilly-From-Motherhood-to-Mothering-Th-BookZZ-org
The Meaning of Motherhood in Black Culture and Black Mother-Daughter Relationships, Patricia Hill Collins, 1987 https://www.proquest.com/docview/1300131753?pq-origsite=gscholar&fromopenview=true
Motherhood Reconceived: Feminism and the Legacies of the Sixties, Lauri Umansky, 1996 https://www.google.com/books/edition/Motherhood_Reconceived/_7IUCgAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0