Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her
"A West Coast feminist and poet draws from myth, legend, history, religion, sociology, science, and other sources to trace the evolution of attitudes toward and perceptions of women and nature."--Goodreads website.
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Womb There were the gresillons , which crushed the tips of fingers and toes in a vise ; the echelle or " ladder , ” a kind of rack which violently stretched the body ; . . . the tortillon , which squeezed its tender parts at the same ...
For problems of the womb , complete rest is prescribed . The absence of all stimulation . The cessation of all movement . Absolute passivity . ( The next incision is made in the subcutaneous tissue down through the fasciae in the ...
womb of nature ” : see Francis Bacon , The New Organon , bk . 1 , aphorisms 1 , 109 . “ it is annoying " : see Boccaccio , Concerning Famous Women , cited in PA , p . 22 . in the inferior world : see Matthew Hale , The Primitive ...
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I realize this is considered a classic in feminist literature, but it is not anything like what I was expecting and I found Griffin's stream of consciousness style to be very distracting. This is not ... Read full review
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LAND Her Changing Face
TIMBER What Was There for Them
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