Out of the womb: The future of the uterine metaphor

Adams, Alice
June 1993
Feminist Studies;Summer93, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p269
Academic Journal
Examines the evolution of the uterine metaphor in relation to ongoing debates among feminists between natural and artificial methods of childbirth. Analysis of Marge Piercy's `Woman on the Edge of Time'; Comparison between Piercy's alternative family structure with real-life alternatives; Analysis of the womb as a separate entity from the mother.


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