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Ambiguous Struggle: Abjecting the M/other in "As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life"

Author: Beth Jensen

  • Ambiguous Struggle: Abjecting the M/other in "As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life"

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    Ambiguous Struggle: Abjecting the M/other in "As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life"

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Abstract

Offers a reading of "As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life" based on Julia Kristeva's theories of "the maternal role in language acquisition and subject formation" and childhood encounters with the "abject."

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Jensen, B., (2001) “Ambiguous Struggle: Abjecting the M/other in "As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 18(4), 167-185. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1654

Rights: Copyright © 2001 Beth Jensen

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01 Apr 2001
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