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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The forest ... is more easily managed if it is large and the trees should be planted
close together so they will grow straight and tall to reach the light. (There should
be one central stenographic pool to render service for the entire office instead of
Where the women are not close. Where the women keep themselves at a
distance. Where the temptation to speak becomes large and the fear of speaking
larger. Where all her words are dressed. And the mother teaches her daughter
how to ...
The room in which she does not mock herself. This room filled with darkness.
Where we go into darkness. Where we embrace darkness. Where we lie close to
darkness, breathe when darkness breathes and find darkness inside ourselves.
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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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