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 observed that woman is less evolved than man. Men and women differ
as much, it is observed, as plants and animals do. And men and animals
correspond just as women and plants correspond, for women develop more
placidly, like ...
The room in which the women fear time. In which she is afraid of becoming her
mother. This labyrinth. The place that turns back on itself. The room in which the
women grow up. In which they are no longer awkward in their clothing. In which ...
The time in which she led a march of eight hundred women to Versailles. The
year during which women demanded that the grain speculators be punished,
demanded that conditions at the marketplace be made better, that priests be able
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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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reading this is an experience in itself, not a passing of the time Read full review
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