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The Resource Are you my mother? : a comic drama, Alison Bechdel

Are you my mother? : a comic drama, Alison Bechdel

Label
Are you my mother? : a comic drama
Title
Are you my mother?
Title remainder
a comic drama
Statement of responsibility
Alison Bechdel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Graphic memoir about Bechdel's troubled relationship with her distant, unhappy mother and her experiences with psychoanalysis, with particular reference to the work of Donald Winnicott
Summary
Depicts the author's mother as a voracious reader, music lover, and passionate amateur actress who quietly suffers as the wife of a closeted gay artist and withdraws from her young daughter, who searches for answers to the separation later in life
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10075593
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 741.5/973
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a comic drama
Label
Are you my mother? : a comic drama, Alison Bechdel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The ordinary devoted mother
  • Transitional objects
  • True and false self
  • Mind
  • Hate
  • Mirror
  • The use of an object
Control code
ocn780063960
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 [4] pages
Isbn
9780618982509
Lccn
2012010582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)780063960
Label
Are you my mother? : a comic drama, Alison Bechdel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The ordinary devoted mother
  • Transitional objects
  • True and false self
  • Mind
  • Hate
  • Mirror
  • The use of an object
Control code
ocn780063960
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 [4] pages
Isbn
9780618982509
Lccn
2012010582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)780063960

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