Intimate Nature The Bond Between Women and Animals

ISBN-10: 0449003000

ISBN-13: 9780449003008

Edition: 1999

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Though women have long felt kinship with animals, in the past, they seldom participated in the study of them. Now, as more women make animals the subject of their investigations, significant new ideas are emerging--based on the premise that animals are honored co-sharers of the earth. This unprecedented anthology features original stories, essays, meditations, and poems by a vast array of women nature writers and field scientists, including: DIANE ACKERMAN - VIRGINIA COYLE - GRETEL EHRLICH - DIAN FOSSEY - TESS GALLAGHER - JANE GOODALL - TEMPLE GRANDIN - SUSAN GRIFFIN - JOY HARJO - BARBARA KINGSOLVER - URSULA LE GUIN - DENISE LEVERTOV - LINDA McCARRISTON - SUSAN CHERNAK McELROY - RIGOBERTA MENCHÚ - CYNTHIA MOSS - KATHERINE PAYNE - MARGE PIERCY - PATTIANN ROGERS - LINDA TELLINGTON-JONES - HAUNANI-KAY TRASK - GILLIAN VAN HOUTEN - TERRY TEMPEST WILLIAMS
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List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/20/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Linda Hogan is the recipient of an American Book Award. Her novel, "Mean Spirit," was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Idledale, Colorado.

Brenda Peterson is the author of three novels, two collections of essays, and numerous articles. She lives in Seattle.

Diane Ackerman was born on October 7, 1948 in Waukegan, Illinois, and received her B.A. in English from Pennsylvania State University and her M.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. in English from Cornell University. Poet, author, educator, adventurer, and naturalist, she tries to bridge science and art in her writing, exploring questions of who we are, where we come from, and how we fit into the fabric of the world. Ackerman's poetry has been published in many journals and in the books The Planets: A Cosmic Pastoral (1976), Wife of Light (1978), and Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems (1991). Her nonfiction works include A Natural History of the Senses; A Natural History of Love; The Moon by Whale Light, and Other Adventures Among Bats, Crocodilians, Penguins, and Whales; and a children's book, Monk Seal Hideaway and Bats: Shadows in the Nights. She is coeditor of a Norton anthology, The Book of Love. Her essays about nature and human nature have appeared in Parade, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker magazines. Her awards include the Abbie Copps Poetry Prize, Black Warrior Poetry Prize, Pushcart Prize, Peter I. B. Lavan award, and the Wordsmith award. She was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library. She has taught at a variety of universities, including Columbia and Cornell. Diane Ackerman lives in a farmhouse in Ithaca, New York, which she shares with her longtime companion, novelist Paul West.

Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, Tanzania, is entering its fifth decade. Her books include "In the Shadow of Man", "Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe", & "Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters", edited by Dale Peterson. She resides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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First People
Story from Bear Country
First People
Who Speaks for Wolf
The Nahual
Why I Love with Admiration Every Salmon I See
The Dog That Runs in the Rough Seas
Clan Eyes
The Last Wolf
She Had Some Horses
Deep Science: Living in the Field
Bonobo Society: Amicable, Amorous and Run by Women
Underwater Overtures
Beyond Species
Looking After God's Birds
Living with Wolves
Gorillas in the Mist
The Burden of the Beach
Elephant Memories
Elephant Talk
The Case for the Personhood of Gorillas
Life Among the Whales
Listening to the Sea Breathing: An Interview with Helena Symonds
I Acknowledge Mine
Borderlines: The Domesticated Wild
How I Tithe
Thinking Like Animals
Beyond Predator and Prey
Justice in Venice Beach
Goat's Milk
Calving Heifers in a March Blizzard
An Interview with Linda Tellington-Jones
His Power: He Tames What Is Wild
Friends, Foes, and Working Animals
Partnering Pegasus
Relationships: Learning from Animals
Left Sink
Making Peace
Elegy for Diamond
Fear in the Shape of a Fish
Sweet Hope Waiting
Hand-raising a Rhino in the Wild
Ursa Minor
The Moon by Whale Light
Come into Animal Presence: Testimonies
Come into Animal Presence
Le Coursier de Jeanne D'Arc
Healing the Mare
The Universe Responds: Or, How I Learned We Can Have Peace on Earth
Dance of the Deer
Winter Poem/The Snowy Owl
Destroying the Cormorant Eggs
The Hummingbird
Wild Mothers
Change of Life
Great White Heron
The Chimpanzee at Stanford
The Bear Story
The Bear
The Darkness Is Light Enough: Field Journal of a Night Naturalist
An Interview with Keiko's Trainers
Mind in the Waters
Restoration: Bringing Back the Animals
Coming Home
Shades of Gray
Shingalana: The Lioness of Londolozi
Dance with a Giraffe
To Be Taken
Sitting in Council with All Creatures: A Conversation with Virginia Coyle
Venison Pie
Apprenticeship to Animal Play
Epilogue: Digging Up the Roots
About the Contributors
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