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.
The author of more than 20 books, Susan Griffin has won dozens of awards for her work as a poet, feminist writer, essayist, playwright, and filmmaker. Her book A Chorus of Stones was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National… More about Susan Griffin
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"Nobody writes more lyrically about ecology or more wisely about gender than Susan Griffin. And nobody knows better how the two must be seen as one. This nourishing book is an example of her work at its best."– Theodore Roszak, author of The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein
"Griffin’s essays yearn in a wonderful direction."–Hungry Mind Review