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Dorothy Allison: I Am Not My Mama

Author Dorothy Allison discusses the idea of southern mothers in conjunction with Keira V. Williams’s essay, “‘Between Creation and Devouring’: Southern Women Writers and the Politics of Motherhood.” “Life constructs or mitigates your attempts to be ‘the perfect mother,'” Allison says. “But I never believed in the perfect mother.”


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