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

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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 n ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Anchor (first published August 1st 1995)
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Maryjoamani
Mar 18, 2010 Maryjoamani rated it it was amazing
I am simply astounded by Susan Griffin and surprised I hadn't encountered her before. Such eloquence....A Chorus of Stones may be the most moving book I have read in years. Now that I'm reading The Eros of Everyday Life, I am astounded by the wisdom and rigorous intellectual analysis with which she interprets and sheds light on the drama of our personal life, the meaning of our journey on this earth, and humankind's relationship to broader society, in particular in this book, to the natural worl ...more
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Extraordinary!
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Susan Griffin is one of my all time favorite writers. She explores the human condition with a poetic fortitude. She boldly and courageously confronts human and organizational systems with critical thought and deep compassion. She is the kind of writer I wish to emulate.
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This is a brilliant collection of essays by feminist Susan Griffin.
The last chapters of her book are devoted to CFS reflections.
What a joy, to read about someone else fighting for his life!
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Susan Griffin is an award winning poet, writer, essayist and playwright who has written nineteen books, including A Chorus of Stones, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Named by Utne reader as one of the top hundred visionaries of the new millenium, she is the recipient of an Emmy for her play Voices, an NEA grant and a MacArthur Grant for Peace and Inter ...more
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