The Mary Daly Reader Book

The Mary Daly Reader


  • Author : Mary Daly
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781479870745

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The Mary Daly Reader Book Description :

Makes key excerpts from Daly's work accessible to readers who are seeking to access the essence of her thought in a single volume. Outrageous, humorous, inflammatory, Amazonian, intellectual, provocative, controversial, and a discoverer of Feminist word-magic, Mary Daly’s influence on Second Wave feminism was enormous. She burst through constraints to articulate new ways of being female and alive. This comprehensive reader offers a vital introduction to the core of Daly’s work and the complexities secreted away in the pages of her books. Her major theories—Bio-philia, Be-ing as Verb, and the life force within words—and major controversies—relating to race, transgender identity, and separatism—are all covered, and the editors have provided introductions to each selection for context. The text has been crafted to be accessible to a broad readership, without diluting Daly’s witty but complicated vocabulary. Begun in collaboration with Daly while she was still alive, and completed after her death in 2010, the chapters in this book will surprise even those who thought they knew her work. They contain highlights from Mary Daly’s published works over a forty-year span, including her major books Beyond God the Father, Gyn/Ecology, and Pure Lust, as well as smaller articles and excerpts, with additional contributions from Robin Morgan and Mary E. Hunt. Perfect for those seeking an introduction to this path-breaking feminist thinker, The Mary Daly Reader makes key excerpts from her work accessible to new readers as well as those already familiar with her work who are seeking to access the essence of her thought in a single volume.

Gyn Ecology Book

Gyn Ecology


  • Author : Mary Daly
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807014479

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Gyn Ecology Book Description :

This revised edition includes a New Intergalactic Introduction by the Author. Mary Daly's New Intergalactic Introduction explores her process as a Crafty Pirate on the Journey of Writing Gyn/Ecology and reveals the autobiographical context of this "Thunderbolt of Rage" that she first hurled against the patriarchs in 1979 and no hurls again in the Re-Surging Movement of Radical Feminism in the Be-Dazzling Nineties.

The Church and the Second Sex Book

The Church and the Second Sex


  • Author : Mary Daly
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : 0807011010

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The Church and the Second Sex Book Description :

Argues that the Catholic church suppresses women, examines the Scriptures and church history, and discusses the theological roots of the problem

Beyond God the Father Book

Beyond God the Father


  • Author : Mary Daly
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807015223

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Beyond God the Father Book Description :

'Certainly one of the most promising theological statements of our time.' --The Christian Century 'Not for the timid, this brilliant book calls for nothing short of the overthrow of patriarchy itself.' --The Village Voice From the Trade Paperback edition.

Pure Lust Book
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Pure Lust


  • Author : Mary Daly
  • Publisher : Womens PressLtd
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN 10 : 0704339358

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Pure Lust Book Description :

This title aims to offer a journey into the interior of language. The author reveals the patriarchal construction of language and religious imagery, offering alternatives.

The Church and the Second Sex Book

The Church and the Second Sex


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  • Release Date : 1968
  • Genre: Feminism
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN 10 : LCCN:b68009602

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The Church and the Second Sex Book Description :

This book attempts to contribute to the growing understanding of the dimensions of Catholic antifeminism. Although it proposes no instant remedy for an illness of such proportions, it suggests some perspectives in which a cure may be found. Although its chief concern is the problem as it exists in and is perpetuated by the Catholic Church, it never assumes that prejudice within the Church persists without some support from the secular milieu. Ironically, however, the Church in recent times has been in increasingly evident tension with those movements which have been attempting to liberate women.

Foucault s Futures Book

Foucault s Futures


  • Author : Penelope Deutscher
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231544559

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Foucault s Futures Book Description :

In Foucault's Futures, Penelope Deutscher reconsiders the role of procreation in Foucault's thought, especially its proximity to risk, mortality, and death. She brings together his work on sexuality and biopolitics to challenge our understanding of the politicization of reproduction. By analyzing Foucault's contribution to the politics of maternity and its influence on the work of thinkers such as Roberto Esposito, Giorgio Agamben, and Judith Butler, Deutscher provides new insights into the conflicted political status of reproductive conduct and what it means for feminism and critical theory.

Religion in America Since 1945 Book

Religion in America Since 1945


  • Author : Patrick Allitt
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231121552

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Religion in America Since 1945 Book Description :

Identifying the major trends and telling moments within both major denominations and other less formal religious movements, Allitt asks how these religious groups have shaped, and been shaped by, some of the most important and divisive political issues and events of the last half century, including the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, feminism and the sexual revolution, abortion rights, and the antinuclear and environmentalist movements.

The Giving Tree Book
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The Giving Tree


  • Author : Shel Silverstein
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-02-18
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061965104

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The Giving Tree Book Description :

As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!