Chasing Shadows: A Journey in the Footsteps of a Woman Who Murdered Her Baby Daughter in 1877


  • Tamar Hager Academic College of Tel Hai


feminist biography, infanticide, image of mothers in history, mothering and academia

Author Biography

Tamar Hager, Academic College of Tel Hai

Tamar Hager teaches at the Sub-Department of Democracy and Peace in the Department of Education at the Academic College of Tel Hai, Israel. Gender and critical feminist methodology are core issues in all of her courses. She is currently researching and writing a book, A Bad Mother, in which she attempts to reconstruct the elusive biographies of two English working class mothers who killed their babies at the end of the 19th century.