Mothers in Literature – A Reflection on Fictional Mothers

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe

There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

If you want to assist someone planning to write a novel, the best piece of advice you can give them is “Kill off the mother!” That way, you can put your hero or heroine through all sorts of trials and tests of character.

Everyone who has a mother will enjoy this delightful and gorgeously illustrated survey of mothers in literature at their best and at their worst – highly recommended!”  Dr Joanna Penglase

But not every literary mother is dead. This special Mothers Day inspired guide discusses a great variety of mothers in fiction. Learn about the exceptional, the good, the mediocre, the bad, the nasty, and even the dead mothers of the literary world. Discover how Susannah rates different mothers in their maternal roles, and challenge yourself with a little quiz on literary mums.

This entertaining and detailed 14-page monograph includes a companion list of books for further reading. Just perfect for discussions and book clubs!

We all have mothers – have fun exploring the intriguing world of mothers in literature. Click ADD TO CART below to order your digital download version of Mothers in Literature to print at home: ONLY $3.00

FREE COMPANION GUIDE
Once you have received your Mothers In Literature add more enjoyment to it with a FREE Companion Guide. Susannah has prepared this recommended reading list to accompany Mothers In Literature with a list of resources.

 

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Body image credit- There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe. Project Gutenberg’s Childhood’s Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19993/19993-h/19993-h.htm
icon- book reading by bezier master from the Noun Project