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 must think to keep her fingers free of the machine . She must think to keep the seam sewn straight . She uses her vision . She must see if the pieces of cloth fit together . She must see the fabric slide through the machine .
... honor him , obey him that his need is our need and keep him in sickness and in health and that his happiness is our happiness and forsaking all others , keep thee only to him in all things . so long as you both shall live ?
... how she has learned to keep secrets , learned to keep going , to preserve what was possible , learned every code , lived underground , lived on the barest means possible , her body , how she has hidden suffering , how she has worn ...
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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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