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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He says that the land need no longer lie fallow . That what went on in her quietude is no longer a secret , that the ways of the land can be managed . That the farmer can ask whatever he wishes of the land .
No longer praying , no longer imploring , he pronounces words from a distance and his orders are carried out . Even with his back turned to her she yields to him . And in his mind , he imagines that he can conceive without her .
... color thought because we cry out thought is no longer objective because we are shaking and therefore no longer describes what is real shaking in our rage , because we are shaking in our rage and we are no longer reasonable .
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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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