By Mary Daly; Jennifer Rycenga, Linda Barufaldi (eds.)
Outrageous, funny, inflammatory, Amazonian, highbrow, provocative, debatable, and a discoverer of Feminist word-magic, Mary Daly’s impression on moment Wave feminism was once huge, immense. She burst via constraints to articulate new methods of being girl and alive. This complete reader deals an important creation to the middle of Daly’s paintings and the complexities secreted away within the pages of her books. Her significant theories—Bio-philia, Be-ing as Verb, and the existence strength inside of words—and significant controversies—relating to race, transgender identification, and separatism—are all lined, and the editors have supplied introductions to every choice for context.
The textual content has been crafted to be obtainable to a vast readership, with no diluting Daly’s witty yet advanced vocabulary. began in collaboration with Daly whereas she was once nonetheless alive, and accomplished after her dying in 2010, the chapters during this publication will shock even those that idea they knew her paintings. They comprise highlights from Mary Daly’s released works over a forty-year span, together with her significant books Beyond God the Father, Gyn/Ecology, and Pure Lust, in addition to smaller articles and excerpts, with extra contributions from Robin Morgan and Mary E. Hunt.
Perfect for these looking an advent to this path-breaking feminist philosopher, The Mary Daly Reader makes key excerpts from her paintings available to new readers in addition to these already acquainted with her paintings who're looking to entry the essence of her proposal in one quantity.