This paper argues that, from 'Sex and the City' through 'Game of Thrones' to 'Big Little Lies', the representation of motherhood in HBO series has gone from positive representation to regressive. Arguing that, in Adrienne Rich's terms the 'institution of motherhood' has gained ascendance while 'mothering' as affective labour has been driven away from the series emanating from HBO.
|Publication status||Published - 11 May 2017|
|Event||AIM: Associação de Investigadores da Imagem em Movimento: Session VII - Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal|
Duration: 11 May 2017 → 13 May 2017
|Conference||AIM: Associação de Investigadores da Imagem em Movimento|
|Period||11/05/17 → 13/05/17|
- Maternity, HBO, Motherhood, neoliberalism