"A Ceremony of Discontent"

Title"A Ceremony of Discontent"
Year for Search1981
AuthorsArnason, Eleanor [Atwood](b. 1942)
Secondary TitleA Room of One's Own
Volume / Edition6.1 & 2
Pagination52-61
Date Published1981
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Feminist eutopia set in a society where each woman had to make an irrevocable choice between motherhood and independent creativity and trading. Men would marry at least one of each. The story is about an independent woman, who is discontented but does not want to be a mother either.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her Ordinary People: A Collection (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct Press, 2005), 21-33.

Author Note

Female author (b. 1942).

Full Text

1981 Arnason, Eleanor [Atwood] (b. 1942). “A Ceremony of Discontent.” A Room of One’s Own 6.1&2 (1981): 52-61. Rpt. in her Ordinary People: A Collection (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct Press, 2005), 21-33.

Feminist eutopia set in a society where each woman had to make an irrevocable choice between motherhood and independent creativity and trading. Men would marry at least one of each. The story is about an independent woman, who is discontented but does not want to be a mother either. Female author.