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Woman and Nature : The Roaring Inside Her.

Author: Susan Griffin
Publisher: New York : Catapult, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this famously provocative cornerstone of feminist literature, Susan Griffin explores the identification of women with the earth both as sustenance for humanity and as victim of male rage. Starting from Plato's fateful division of the world into spirit and matter, her analysis of how patriarchal Western philosophy and religion have used language and science to bolster their power over both women and nature is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Griffin, Susan
Woman and Nature
New York : Catapult,c2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Griffin
ISBN: 9781619028753 1619028751
OCLC Number: 1229926340
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (296 p.)

Abstract:

In this famously provocative cornerstone of feminist literature, Susan Griffin explores the identification of women with the earth both as sustenance for humanity and as victim of male rage. Starting from Plato's fateful division of the world into spirit and matter, her analysis of how patriarchal Western philosophy and religion have used language and science to bolster their power over both women and nature is brilliant and persuasive, coming alive in poetic prose. Griffin draws on an astonishing range of sourcesfrom timbering manuals to medical texts to Scripture and classical literaturein s.

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