Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism

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Beacon Press, Nov 12, 1990 - Social Science - 544 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

NEW INTERGALACTIC INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR
xi
Preface
xlv
Introduction The Metapatriarchal Journey
1
The First Passage Processions
35
through Myth
43
Chapter Two Dismemberment by Christian
73
Consummation of Marriage
113
On Footnoting
134
Gynocide
223
Conclusion and Afterword to Chapter Seven Nazi
293
Prelude to The Third Passage
315
Exorcism Escape
321
The Fire of Female
354
Cosmic Tapestries
385
Notes
425
Index of New Words
469

Purifying
178

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About the author (1990)

Mary Daly (1928–2010) was a world-renowned radical feminist philosopher who held doctorates in theology and philosophy from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. Her groundbreaking books include Church and Second Sex, Beyond God the Father, Gyn/Ecology, Pure Lust, Websters' First New Intergalatic Wickedary of the English Languague (Conjured in Cahoots with Jane Caputi), and Outercourse.

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