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Pornography

Pornography and Silence: Culture’s Revenge

Pornography and Silence:Culture’s Revenge Susan Griffin The Women’s Press 1981 A profound analysis of how pornography impacts on the relationship between men and women. Maintaining that sado-masochism has become endemic to our society, Griffin considers pornography as a crucial expression of modern culture and surveys the plots and images of pornographic books, movies, and magazines.…

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Ecology Literature

Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her

Woman and Nature: The RoaringInside Her Susan Griffin HarperCollins 1978 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…