Author: Beth Jensen
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."
How to Cite: 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). doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1654