State of the Question

April 1958
America;4/12/1958, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p68
This section presents a commentary on the article "Myopic Nostalgia," by Katharine M. Byrne published in "America." According to the article, an old-fashioned mother is always at home and cooking whenever her children came home from school. It criticizes Byrne for attacking the idea of motherhood and efficient housewife carried by the people who can only remember them.


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