Mothers & Daughters
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Mothers & Daughters  

Softcover
San Francisco, 1998
Chronicle Books
359 p.

Introduction and author notes by Alberto Manguel
Liliana Heker translated by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 
Our most fundamental relationships are the subject of this anthology, delving into a literary world at turns humorous, dark, touching, and bizarre. The twenty selections in this volume are accompanied by provocative introductions.
 
 
Introduction  
ELIZABETH JOLLEY The Last Crop
SARA JEANNETTE DUNCAN A Mother in India
DOROTHY PARKER Lolita
JANET FRAME The Pictures
DAPHNE DU MAURIER Split Second
JAMES PURDY Mrs. Benson
CARSON MCCULLERS Breath from the Sky
AI BEI Green Earth Mother
DOROTHY ALLISON Mama
ANNA MARIA ORTESE A Pair of Glasses
ANGELA CARTER Ashputtle: or, the Mother's Ghost
FRANCES NEWMAN Rachel and Her Children
HANNES MEINKEMA My Mother's Name
EDITH WHARTON Autre Temps...
WILLIAM TREVOR Her Mother's Daughter
KATHERINE MANSFIELD The Young Girl
YUKO TSUSHIMA The Silent Traders
LOUISE ERDRICH A Wedge of Shade
LILIANA HEKER The Stolen Party
BONNIE BURNARD Women of Influence
Acknowledgements  
Author Biographies  
 
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