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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That the thinking woman , by " deflecting blood to the brain from the generative
organs . . . lost touch with the sacred primitive rhythms that bound her to the
deepest law of the cosmos . ” ( And the young man who would develop his
intellect and ...
The bit should neither pull up the corners of the mouth nor touch the teeth . The
noseband must be tight but not so tight that the horse cannot breathe . And she
must be able to accept tidbits from the rider's hand . The throat latch , however ...
We touch ourselves . We place our hands over our vulvas . We search . To put
the clitoris out of reach , the lips of the vagina are sewn together . We cannot
swear that we are virgins . A hymen is sewn into place . Our vulvas are too
sensitive 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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