A Chorus of Stones by Susan Griffin
The Private Life of War

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A reassessment of the nature of war and gender employs diaries, biographies, interviews, artwork, literature, psychology, and historical documents to illustrate the role of gender, sexuality, aspirations, and public personae in the causes and effects of war.
 

About Susan Griffin

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Griffin has won dozens of awards for her work as a feminist, poet, writer, essayist, playwright, and filmmaker.
 
Published September 7, 1992 by Doubleday. 363 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Griffin's point is that there is a profound connection between the monumental horrors of concentration camps in Germany, the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the dangerous side-effects of nuclear-arms development, and the unexpected high-tech warfare of the Gulf War--all facilitated...

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War, Griffin contends, is an evil rooted in lies, and arises from personal lies and family secrets as well as polarized gender roles that warp the private self.

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Griffin combines history, myth and memoir to discuss the interplay of public warfare and private conflicts.

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