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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And it is written that women have the defect of “ inordinate affections and passions " and overlively imaginations , and for this reason young girls should not be taught Italian and Spanish , since books written in both those languages ...
( And it is written that women , on discovering that they have ovaries , are liable to become arrogant through this knowledge . ) And we seek dumbness And it is decided that human knowledge and human power are one .
Yes , nature is merciless and insatiable , it is said , red in tooth and claw , it is written . ( And it is also written that nature lives and breathes by crime . Hungers at her pores for bloodshed . Aches in her nerves for sin .
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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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