Mothering Sunday OverviewMothering Sunday is a literary romance that evolves into meta-fiction by English author Graham Swift. In March 1924, Jane Fairchild, a maid, has an afternoon tryst with Paul Sheringham, who is engaged to Emma Hobday. Told from the third-person point of view and focusing on Jane’s perspective, the novel explores the themes of loss, memory, secrecy, nudity, and dynamics of masculinity vs. femininity.
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Graham Swift Biographies (1)
4,952 words, approx. 17 pages
Graham Swift is a spellbinding storyteller whose primary concerns, in his novels, are the experience of loss and the ways in which human beings try to come to terms with loss. Real and symbolic bereav...