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 to sea to land , that as the earth is worn away it is built again , and finally it is agreed that " nature lives in motion . " And now in the “ traces of vanished limbs , soldered wing cases and buried teeth , ” secrets are ...
... in that way she sees what could not otherwise be seen . She sees lives that ended before their time , and what those lives could have done . She sees possibility . She sees lives half lived becoming whole . She reads 180 VISION HER.
That our lives were filled with gossip and trivia . ( Are you in danger , she wrote , I did not know that you were hurt . Will you tell me more ? ) That it was difficult to imagine what we might say to each other .
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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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