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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... originates from outside matter . That the soul is the cause of all movement in
matter and that the soul was created by God : that all other movement proceeds
from violent contact with other moving matter , which was first moved by God .
Through her half - open lids she knew they made movements around her . They
fed her with tubes . They observed her . They wrote comments in notebooks . And
finally they rendered a judgment . She was normal . She was a normal wild ...
The existence of this movement was denied to us . We believed we were the first
to want to act . We thought we were the first to refuse to submit . I remained there
until the Wednesday evening , still being fed by force . I was then taken back to ...
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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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