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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LAND HER CHANGING FACE Territory I saw everything as no man had ever seen before . ... I felt like an explorer in medicine who first views a new and important territory . MARION SIMS , M.D. ( on the invention of the speculum ) Consider ...
SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR , The Coming of Age Our faces begin to die . We are full of defect . ... We try not to worry ; we try not to move the muscles of our faces . ... The face is kept motionless for twenty - four or fortyeight hours .
He searches Their faces for a sign . He is always watching Them , Their bodies , Their eyes ... A smile crosses one of Their faces . He believes he is pleasing Them ... face is covered with snot and They are carrying him up the stairs .
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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
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