Mother’s Day: Song of a Sad Mother
German-Romanian author Carmen-Francesca Banciu reads from and speaks about her novel, Mother’s Day: Song of a Sad Mother. Part “bildungsroman,” part autobiographical memoir, Mother’s Day explores mother-daughter relations under the communist dictatorship in Romania and sparks dynamic questions about Eastern Europe, work, the woman artist, and women’s relationships with one another.
autobiography, Carmen-Francesca Banciu, Romania, communism, mother-daughter relationship, Eastern Europe, women, writer
English Language and Literature | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Banciu, Carmen-Francesca. "Mother's Day: Song of a Sad Mother." Ensemble video, 01:22:51. September 14, 2016. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/kdpm4JHN6kuBLBIAa__iWg