The Eros of Everyday Life by Susan Griffin
Essays on Ecology, Gender and Society

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The author of A Chorus of Stones, a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize, explores the connections between the subordination of women and Western views of nature, religion, philosophy, and science, in a lyrical, erudite collection of essays.
 

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Canadian-born Susan Griffith remained in England after studying at Oxford. She is the author of many of Vacation Work's leading books including "Work Your Way Around the World" and "Teaching English Abroad." Currently she lives in Cambridge with her family.
 
Published August 1, 1995 by Doubleday. 246 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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This dangerous devaluing of earthly experience, Griffin argues further, is painfully clear in the misogyny and racism of the white male: Women and non-Western peoples are more exotic, seductive, closer to a natural state, and therefore to be feared and controlled.

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Poet Griffin offers a collection of essays exploring the social and philosophical connections between science and nature from a feminist perspective.

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