Woman and Nature

Filename: woman-and-nature.pdf
ISBN: 9781619028753
Release Date: 2016-08-22
Number of pages: 300
Author: Susan Griffin
Publisher: Counterpoint

Download and read online Woman and Nature in PDF and EPUB 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 showing how destructive has been the impulse to disembody the human soul, and how the long separated might once more be rejoined. Poet Adrienne Rich calls Woman and Nature “perhaps the most extraordinary nonfiction work to have merged from the matrix of contemporary female consciousnessa fusion of patriarchal science, ecology, female history and feminism, written by a poet who has created a new form for her vision… The book has the impact of a great film or a fresco; yet it is intimately personal, touching to the quick of woman’s experience.”


Woman and Nature

Filename: woman-and-nature.pdf
ISBN: 1619028379
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Number of pages: 300
Author: Susan Griffin
Publisher:

Download and read online Woman and Nature in PDF and EPUB 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 showing how destructive has been the impulse to disembody the human soul, and how the long separated might once more be rejoined. Poet Adrienne Rich calls Woman and Nature "perhaps the most extraordinary nonfiction work to have merged from the matrix of contemporary female consciousnessa fusion of patriarchal science, ecology, female history and feminism, written by a poet who has created a new form for her vision... The book has the impact of a great film or a fresco; yet it is intimately personal, touching to the quick of woman's experience."


Ecofeminist Philosophy

Filename: ecofeminist-philosophy.pdf
ISBN: 084769299X
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 253
Author: Karen Warren
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Ecofeminist Philosophy in PDF and EPUB A philosophical exploration of the nature, scope, and significance of ecofeminist theory and practice. This book presents the key issues, concepts, and arguments which motivate and sustain ecofeminism from a western philosophical perspective.


This Sacred Earth

Filename: this-sacred-earth.pdf
ISBN: 0415912334
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 673
Author: Roger S. Gottlieb
Publisher: Psychology Press

Download and read online This Sacred Earth in PDF and EPUB Updated with nearly forty new selections to reflect the tremendous growth and transformation of scholarly, theological, and activist religious environmentalism, This Sacred Earth Second Edition remains the unparalleled resource for the study of religion's complex relationship to the environment.


Die Maschine steht still

Filename: die-maschine-steht-still.pdf
ISBN: 9783455814040
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Number of pages: 96
Author: E. M. Forster
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

Download and read online Die Maschine steht still in PDF and EPUB In E. M. Forsters Dystopie leben die Menschen in einer unterirdischen, abgekapselten Welt mit allem Komfort: Das ganze Leben ist durch die Dienstleistungen der »Maschine« perfekt geregelt. Die Menschen haben kein Bedürfnis mehr nach persönlichen Begegnungen, man kommuniziert nur über die Maschine, die über allem wacht. Ihr Handbuch ist zu einer Art Bibel geworden, die Menschen sind gefangen in ihrer absoluten Abhängigkeit von der Technik, die sie nicht mehr kontrollieren können. Doch nach und nach geht das Wissen, das hinter der Maschine steckt, verloren und das System wird anfällig für Pannen ... E. M. Forsters visionäres Werk wirft Fragen auf, die von großer Aktualität sind: Wie kann der Mensch seine Selbstbestimmung wahren gegenüber Maschinen, die immer stärker unser Leben bestimmen?


At Home on this Earth

Filename: at-home-on-this-earth.pdf
ISBN: 1584651938
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 404
Author: Lorraine Anderson
Publisher: UPNE

Download and read online At Home on this Earth in PDF and EPUB The canon of U.S. nature writing, like the literary canon in general, has long been male-centered. But as this anthology shows, women’s voices have been there since the early Republic. At Home on This Earth features the most readable and accomplished pieces of nature writing by more than 50 U.S. women authors, from the early 19th century to the present. Spanning a range of genres including memoir, story, journal entry, sketch, and essay, it brings together pieces long out of print by such forgotten authors as Elizabeth C. Wright and Edith Thomas with selections by such well-known and acclaimed authors as Rachel Carson and Alice Walker. Moving far beyond the customary association of nature writing with New England and its Yankee progenitors, the book offers work from across the United States by Jewish, Asian, Hispanic, African American, and Native American women. With its rich diversity in voices, attitudes, and styles, this anthology expands the definition of nature writing, recognizes the specific contribution of women to this genre, and shows their unique relation to the natural world. Designed for undergraduate courses as well as for general readers, the book includes a short biography of the author preceding each selection. A bibliography and list of further reading is included, as well as an index of authors and titles. Lorraine Anderson’s introduction traces for the first time a distinct tradition of women’s nature writing in the United States. Contributors — Mary Hunter Austin, Marilou Awiakta, Florence Merriam Bailey, Fabiola Cabeza de Vaca, Sally Carrighar, Rachel Carson, Denise Chávez, Anna Botsford Comstock, Susan Fenimore Cooper, Terri de la Peña, Annie Dillard, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Gretel Ehrlich, Virginia Eifert, Louise Erdrich, Margaret Fuller, Susan Griffin, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Linda Hasselstrom, Julia Butterfly Hill, Linda Hogan, bell hooks, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Pam Houston, Sue Hubbell, Florence Page Jaques, Sarah Orne Jewett, Josephine Johnson, Diana Kappel-Smith, Caroline Kirkland, Maxine Kumin, Anne LaBastille, Ursula K. Le Guin, Meridel Le Sueur, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Ellen Meloy, Olive Thorne Miller, Brenda Peterson, Gene Stratton Porter, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Sharman Apt Russell, Leslie Marmon Silko, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Celia Laighton Thaxter, Edith M. Thomas, Alice Walker, Evelyn C. White, Terry Tempest Williams, Elizabeth C. Wright, Mabel Osgood Wright, Ann Zwinger


Binewskis Verfall einer radioaktiven Familie

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ISBN: 9783827076977
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Number of pages: 512
Author: Katherine Dunn
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

Download and read online Binewskis Verfall einer radioaktiven Familie in PDF and EPUB Arturo, der Fischjunge, ist der Star des Familienzirkus. Sein rhetorisches Talent begeistert die Zuschauer so sehr, dass sie ihn wie einen Gott verehren und alles geben würden, um zu werden wie er. Am meisten aber liebt ihn seine Schwester Olympia, sie steht auch dann noch zu ihm, als er die siamesischen Zwillinge gegeneinander aufbringt, als er skrupellos die magischen Fähigkeiten des Nesthäkchens Chick für seine Zwecke missbraucht. Es ist Olympia, die buckelige Albino-Zwergin, die uns von ihrer Familie erzählt, von ihren Eltern, die sich durch unfassbare Experimente eine genetisch mutierte Freakshow heranzüchten. Sie berichtet von Geschwisterliebe und -konkurrenz, vom Kampf um Anerkennung in einer Welt des Über-Besonderen. Als Arturo in seinem Größenwahn kaum mehr zu halten ist, entwickelt sich ein dramatisches Spiel zwischen fanatischer Hingabe und mörderischer Abscheu. Dutzende wunderlich-bezaubernde Figuren hinterfragen unsere Vorstellung von „Selbst“ und dem „Anderen“, normal und unnormal, Perfektion und Deformation. Was ist Schönheit? Und was ist die moderne Familie wert?


Die Kinder des Chronos

Filename: die-kinder-des-chronos.pdf
ISBN: 3596170958
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 295
Author: Pieter Aspe
Publisher:

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Das Licht des Nordens

Filename: das-licht-des-nordens.pdf
ISBN: 9783492960380
Release Date: 2012-08-20
Number of pages: 432
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Piper Verlag

Download and read online Das Licht des Nordens in PDF and EPUB Der 12. Juli 1906 ist ein schöner, sonniger Tag. Bis man die ertrunkene Grace Brown auf die Veranda des vornehmen Glenmore Hotel legt. Für die junge Mattie, die die Briefe der Toten an ihren Geliebten aufbewahrt, ändert sich mit diesem tragischen Ereignis das ganze Leben ... Jennifer Donnelly, die sich von einem wahren Mordfall zu diesem Roman inspirieren ließ, erzählt die ergreifende Geschichte eines jungen Mädchens, das der ländlichen Enge ihrer Heimat zu entfliehen versucht – fesselnder Entwicklungsroman, Kriminalgeschichte und tragischer Liebesroman zugleich.


Die kologie der Freiheit

Filename: die-kologie-der-freiheit.pdf
ISBN: 3407850573
Release Date: 1985
Number of pages: 433
Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher:

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Ecological and Social Healing

Filename: ecological-and-social-healing.pdf
ISBN: 9781317273417
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Number of pages: 228
Author: Jeanine M. Canty
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Ecological and Social Healing in PDF and EPUB This book is an edited collection of essays by fourteen multicultural women (including a few Anglo women) who are doing work that crosses the boundaries of ecological and social healing. The women are prominent academics, writers and leaders spanning Native American, Indigenous, Asian, African, Latina, Jewish and Multiracial backgrounds. The contributors express a myriad of ways that the relationship between the ecological and social have brought new understanding to their experiences and work in the world. Moreover by working with these edges of awareness, they are identifying new forms of teaching, leading, healing and positive change. Ecological and Social Healing is rooted in these ideas and speaks to an "edge awareness or consciousness." In essence this speaks to the power of integrating multiple and often conflicting views and the transformations that result. As women working across the boundaries of the ecological and social, we have powerful experiences that are creating new forms of healing. This book is rooted in academic theory as well as personal and professional experience, and highlights emerging models and insights. It will appeal to those working, teaching and learning in the fields of social justice, environmental issues, women's studies, spirituality, transformative/environmental/sustainability leadership, and interdisciplinary/intersectionality studies.


Feminisms

Filename: feminisms.pdf
ISBN: 9781317867166
Release Date: 2014-06-11
Number of pages: 440
Author: Maggie Humm
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Feminisms in PDF and EPUB This major textbook for women's studies provides an excellent and wide-ranging introduction to feminist ideas and perspectives on issues such as the family, sexuality, work, education, patriarchy, race, language, culture and representation. It brings together over seventy key excerpts.


Ecofeminist Literary Criticism

Filename: ecofeminist-literary-criticism.pdf
ISBN: 0252067088
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Number of pages: 257
Author: Greta Claire Gaard
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Download and read online Ecofeminist Literary Criticism in PDF and EPUB Ecofeminism is a practical movement for social change that discerns interconnections among various forms of oppression: the exploitation of nature, the oppression of women, and racism. This anthology explores both how ecofeminism can enrich literary criticism and how literary criticism can contribute to ecofeminist theory and activism.


Gender and Knowledge

Filename: gender-and-knowledge.pdf
ISBN: 9780745667041
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Susan J. Hekman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Gender and Knowledge in PDF and EPUB After the success of the hardback, students and academics will welcome the publication of this book in paperback. The aim of the book is to explore the connection between two perspectives that have had a profound effect upon contemporary thought: post-modernism and feminism. Through bringing together and systematically analysing the relations between these, Hekman is able to make a major intervention into current debates in social theory and philosophy. The critique of Enlightenment knowledge, she argues, is at the core of both post-modernism and feminism. Each also offers a basis for critical reflections about the other. In particular, post-modern philosophy provides a means of criticizing aspects of contemporary feminism and thus contributing to the development of a more sophisticated approach to current feminist issues.


Literature Nature and Other

Filename: literature-nature-and-other.pdf
ISBN: 0791422771
Release Date: 1995
Number of pages: 212
Author: Patrick D. Murphy
Publisher: SUNY Press

Download and read online Literature Nature and Other in PDF and EPUB Postmodern theory at its best--a call for an ecofeminist dialogical method of reading literature and nature.