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" ... radical implications than we have yet come to appreciate. Patriarchal thought has limited female biology to its own narrow specifications. The feminist vision has recoiled from female biology for these reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our... "
Adrienne Rich: The Moment of Change - Page 97
by Cheri Colby Langdell - 2004 - 277 pages
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Lesbian Philosophies and Cultures: Issues in Philosophical Historiography

Jeffner Allen - 1990 - 420 pages
...of her earlier work. Unlike the romanticized female body in Of Woman Born, where the body represents "the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence," (1973, p. 21), one finds in this later essay a very concrete and historically-located...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1214 pages
...(published in The First Ms. Reader, ed. by Francine Klagsbrun, 1972). 27 In order to live a fully human lite we (b. 1929). US poet. Of Woman Bom. eh. t (1976). 28 Your body is the church where Nature asks to be...
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A Passion for Difference: Essays in Anthropology and Gender

Henrietta L. Moore - 1994 - 200 pages
...Bom (1976: 39-40): In order to live a fully human life we require not only control of our bodies...; we must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence. Rich takes the woman-to-woman bond as the grounds for subjectivity and...
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Culture/power/history: A Reader in Contemporary Social Theory

Nicholas B. Dirks, Geoff Eley - 1994 - 646 pages
...reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our physicality as a resource, rather than a destiny. . . . We must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence." Thus Rich argues that we should not reject the importance of female biology...
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A Passion for Difference: Essays in Anthropology and Gender

Henrietta L. Moore - 1994 - 196 pages
...former that she derives her term 'feminine corpor(e)ality'. Rich writes in Of Woman Born (1976: 39^10): In order to live a fully human life we require not only control of our bodies . . . ; we must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order,...
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The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability

Susan Wendell - 1996 - 222 pages
...the most influential feminist books that discussed bodily life, Of Woman Born, Adrienne Rich wrote: "In order to live a fully human life we require not...physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence" (Rich 1976, 21).' Until feminists criticize our own body ideals and confront...
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Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics

Lisa Sowle Cahill, Cahill Lisa Sowle - 1996 - 356 pages
...these reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our physicality as a resource, rather than a destiny. In order to live a fully human life we require not...physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence" (Ibid., 39). 32 Ibid. ,36, 4o. 33 Ibid., 33. 34 Mercy Amba Oduyoye, "Poverty...
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Adrienne Rich: Passion, Politics and the Body

Liz Yorke - 1997 - 178 pages
...these reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our physicality as a resource, rather than a destiny. In order to live a fully human life we require not...physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence. (OWB: 39) This stance was to call forth a chorus of critical condemnation....
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Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice

Kathy Rudy - 1997 - 220 pages
...these reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our physicality as a resource, rather than a destiny. In order to live a fully human life we require not...physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence." Rich's writing, and the words and music of dozens of other feminists from...
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The Second Wave: A Reader in Feminist Theory, Volume 1

Linda J. Nicholson - 1997 - 436 pages
...reasons; it will, I believe, come to view our physicality as a resource, rather than a destiny. . . . We must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal ground of our intelligence.1 ' Thus Rich argues that we should not reject the importance of female...
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