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The Eros of Everyday Life: Essays on Ecology, Gender and Society

The Eros of Everyday Life: Essays on Ecology, Gender and Society
Author: Susan Griffin
ISBN 13: 9780385473996
ISBN 10: 385473990
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: 1996-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $16.95

In her award-winning examination of the nature of war, A Chorus of Stones, critically acclaimed author and feminist Susan Griffin showed new ways of thinking about society and war, about private and public lives. In The Eros of Everyday Life, she once again takes readers on a startling journey, showing the profound connections between religion and philosophy, science and nature, Western thought and the role of women, and the supremacy of abstract thought over the forces of life. Featuring the brilliant original title essay that is nothing less than an intellectual and emotional exploration of the nature of Western society itself, as well as Susan Griffin's best previously published essays of the past decade, The Eros of Everyday Life combines the beautiful lyricism and sensibility of a poet with the intellectual rigor of one of the finest and most original minds writing today.

Publishers Weekly

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