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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They tell him there are things he cannot understand. They keep secrets from him.
They tell him what is best even when he cannot understand why. They tell him
what must be. Even though he cries They are unyielding. And even though he ...
We can tell you how we fed them and dressed them and how we watched. We
can tell you of their infinite patience and of their screaming impatience. Of their
struggle to learn. How they discovered their feet. How they crawled on their
The Anatomy Lesson (Her Skin) It is only real feelings that possess this power of
transferring themselves into inert matter. simo NE well, First and Last Notebooks
From the body of the old woman we can tell you something of the life she lived.
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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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