Bibliography of Motherhood Mythology

by Glenys Livingstone

Aeschylus. The Oresteian Trilogy. Translated by Philip Delacott. Penguin Classics, 1966.

Alta. Momma. New York: times Change Press, 1974.

Ashe, Geoffrey. The Virgin. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd., 1976.

Baruch, Elaine Hoffman. ‘A Natural and Necessary Monter: Women in Utopia.’ Alternative Futures, Winter 1978-1979.

De Beauvoir, Simone. The Second Sex. New York: Bantam, 1970.

Bernard, Jessie. The Future of Motherhood. New York: Penguin, 1975.

Bly, Robert. ‘On the Great Mother and the New Father.’ East West Journal, September 1978.

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. New York: Avon Books, 1972.

Chodorow, Nancy. The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Society of Gender. London: University of California Press Ltd., 1978.

Cixous, Helene. ‘The Laugh of the Medusa.’ Signs Vol. 1, no. 4. Summer 1976.

Cooper, Baba. ‘Changing Our Image of the Future.’ Womanspirit 23, Spring.

Cornford, F.M. Before and After Socrates. Cambridge University Press, 1950.

Daly, Mary. Beyond God the Father. Boston: Beacon, 1973.

Darlington, Sandi. ‘Co-Parenting.’ Express 2, no. 40. August 1, 1981.

Davies, Margaret Llewelyn, ed. Maternity: Letters from Working Women. New York: Norton, 1978.

Diner, Helen. Mothers and Amazons. New York: Anchor Press, 1977.

Dinnerstein, Dorothy. The Mermaid and the Minotaur. New York: Harper Colophon, 1975.

Downing, Colette. The Cinderella Syndrome. New York: Summit, 1981.

Edwards, Paul, ed. Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Volume 5. New York: Crowell, Collier & MacMillan, Inc., 1967.

Eliade, Mircea. Myths, Dreams and Mysteries. New York: Harper Colophon, 1975.

Firestone, Shulamith. The Dialectic Sex. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1970.

Fisher, Elizabeth. Woman’s Creation: Sexual Evolution and the Shaping of Society. New York: McGraw Hill, 1980.

Fromm, Erich. The Art of Loving. New York: Bantam, 1963.

Gilmann, Charlotte Perkins. Herland. NY: Pantheon Books, 1979.

Gilmann, Charlotte Perkins. The Home. University of Illinois: Board of Trustees, 1972.

Gimbutas, Marija. The Gods and Goddesses of Old Europe. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974.

Goldberg, Herb. The Hazards of Being Male: Surviving the Myth of Masculine Privilege. New York: Signet Books, 1977.

Goldenberg, Naomi. The Changing of the Gods. Boston: Beacon Press, 1979.

Griffin, Susan. Woman and Nature. New York: Harper and Row, 1978.

Gross, Rita (ed). Beyond Androcentrism: New Essays on Women and Religion, Montana: Scholar Press, 1977.

Guthrie, W.K.C. The Great Philosophers. New York: Harper Torch Books, 1960.

Harding, M. Esther. Woman’s Mysteries. New York: Harper Colophon, 1976.

Kitzinger, Sheila. Women as Mothers. New York: Vintage, 1980.

Kelly, J.M.D. Early Christian Doctrine. New York: Harper and Row, 1960.

Lao Tzu. The Way of Life. Translated by Witter Bynner. New York: Capricorn Books, 1962.

Lazarre, Jane. The Mother Knot. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1976.

Levine, James. Who Will Raise the Children: New Options for Fathers and Mothers. New York: Bantam, 1977.

McLaughlin, Eleanor Commo. ‘Equality of Souls, inequality of Sexes: Women in Medieval Theology.’ In Religion and Sexism. Edited by Rosemary Radford Reuther. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974.

Neumann, Erich. The Great Mother. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1970.

Olsen, Paul. Sons and Mothers: Why Men Behave as They Do. New York: M. Evans & Co., Inc., 1981.

Olsen, Tillie. Silences. New York: Delacourte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1978.

Piercy, Marge. Woman on the Edge of Time. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Reuther, Rosemary Radford. ‘Home and Work: Women’s Roles and the Transformation of Values.’ In Woman: New Dimensions. Edited by Walter Burkhardt, S.J. New York: Paulist Press, 1977.

Reuther, Rosemary Radford. New Woman/New Earth. New York: Seabury, 1975.

Reuther, Rosemary Radford. ‘Woman/Body/Nature.’ Center for Women in Religion Newsletter 6, No. 3.

Rich, Adrienne. Of Woman Born. New York: Bantam, 1977.

Rich, Adrienne. On Lies, Secrets and Silences. New York: Norton & Co., 1979.

Rothman, Sheila. Woman’s Proper Place. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1979.

Ruddick, Sara. ‘Maternal Thinking.’ In Feminist Studies 6, no. 2. Summer 1980.

Scully, Vincent. The Earth, the Temple and the Gods. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

Shinell, Grace. ‘To Hell and Back Again: Towards and Feminist Metaphysic.’ In Womanspirit 23, March 1980.

Shinell, Grace. ‘Woman’s Primacy in the Coming Reformation.’ Heresies Vol. 2, No. 1, issue 5, 1982.

Starhawk. The Spiral Dance. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.

Steward, G.B. ‘Mother, Daughter and the Birth of the Female Artist.’ Women’s Studies 6, no. 2. 1979.

Wallace, William, O.P. The Elements of Philosophy. New York: Alba House, 1977.

Warner, Marina. Alone of All Her Sex. New York: Alfred Knopf, Inc., 1976.

Washbourn, Penelope. Becoming Woman. New York: Harper and Row, 1977.

Wittig, Monique. Les Guerrilleres. New York: Avon, 1973.

Wittig, Monique and Sandra Zeil. Lesbian Peoples: Material for a Dictionary. New York: Avon, 1979.

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