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was then seized with a raging headache, that his skull seemed to burst, that from
his skull was born a daughter in his image, wielding a sword and shouting. Her
will from her body. The knower from the known. The speaker from the mute.
In the mother's body is a different kind of helplessness. She stands with one hand
on her hip, another shading her eyes from the sun, looking toward her daughter.
Whatever her daughter tried to say was not something she could understand.
We say we have found hatred in the mother for the daughter and in the daughter
for the mother. We say of our mothers that parts of them are lost to us, that our
mothers come back to us dismembered, that in the effort Waves to recover them ...
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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
Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside HerUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Written in 1979 when the feminist movement was in full throttle, this became a popular work in women's studies curricula. The feminist movement has since changed course, but Griffin is still beating ... Read full review
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