The baby on the fire escape : creativity, motherhood, and the mind-baby problem / Julie Phillips.

An insightful, provocative, and witty exploration of the relationship between motherhood and art --for anyone who is a mother, wants to be, or has ever had one. What does a great artist who is also a mother look like? What does it mean to create, not in “a room of one's own,” but in a domestic space? In The Baby on the Fire Escape, award-winning biographer Julie Phillips traverses the shifting terrain where motherhood and creativity converge. With fierce empathy, Phillips evokes the intimate and varied struggles of brilliant artists and writers of the twentieth century. Ursula K. Le Guin found productive stability in family life, and Aud...

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Main author: Phillips, Julie.
ISBN: 978-0-393-08859-5
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, cop. 2022.
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CN: 174237
Format: Book
Physical description: 310 p. : fot. ; 24 cm
Contents: The Mind-Baby Problem -- "The Presiding Genius of Her Own Body" -- Outlaw Mothering : Alice Neel (1900-1984) -- All the Time : Art Monsters and Maintenance Work -- The Discomfort Zone : Sex and Love -- Incompatible Pleasures : Doris Lessing (1919-2013) -- The Discomfort Zone : The Unavailable Muse -- "Poems Are Housework" : Books versus Babies -- All Happy Families : Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) -- The Discomfort Zone : Ghosts -- The Discomfort Zone : Late Success -- Mother, Poet, Warrior : Audre Lorde (1934-1992) -- The Discomfort Zone : Not Being All There -- Freedom : Alice Walker (1944-) -- The Baby on the Writing Desk, or, Two Things at Once -- Her Own Version : Angela Carter (1940-1992) -- Time and the Story

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