Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her
Women and nature is about memory and mutilation, female anger as power, female presence as transforming force. It embraces ritual and science, history and imagination, calling up the voices and body of our earth and restoring us to knowledge of her beauty and our own. In one of the infinite false polarities of patriarchy, both the exploiter-rapists and the sexist ecology movement have lumped women and nature together in a view negative for both of us.... Griffin has collected here the most apparently disparate materials ... into an extraordinary collage which, for all the research and hard intellectual work underlying it, becomes an intense physical experience.--Back cover.
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( She is asked why she wears male costume . ) 1468 The Pope defines witchcraft as crimen exceptum , removing all legal limit to torture . 1482 Leonardo da Vinci moves to Milan , and begins his notebooks on hydraulics , mechanics ...
( She is asked if she signed the devil's book . She is asked if the devil had a body . She is asked whom she chose to be an incubus . ) 1622 Francis Bacon publishes Natural and Experimental History for the Foundation of Philosophy .
LILLIAN SMITH , The Journey The old woman who was wicked in her honesty asked questions of her mirror . When she was small she asked , “ Why am I afraid of the dark ? Why do I feel I will be devoured ? ” And her mirror answered ...
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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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