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Intercourse

Intercourse

  • Author: Andrea Dworkin
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 145872378X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 356
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Intercourse is a book that moves through the sexed world of dominance and submission. It moves in descending circles, not in a straight line, and as in a vortex each spiral goes down deeper. Its formal model is Dante's Inferno; its lyrical debt is to Rimbaud; the equality it envisions is rooted in the dreams of women, silent generations, pioneer voices, lone rebels, and masses who agitated, demanded, cried out, broke laws, and even begged. The begging was a substitute for retaliatory violence: doing bodily harm back to those who use or injure you. I want women to be done with begging. The public censure of women as if we are rabid because we speak without apology about the world in which we live is a strategy of threat that usually works. Men often react to women's words - speaking and writing - as if they were acts of violence; sometimes men react to women's words with violence. So we lower our voices. Women whisper. Women apologize. Women shut up. Women trivialize what we know. Women shrink. Women pull back. Most women have experienced enough dominance from men - control, violence, insult, contempt - that no threat seems empty. Intercourse does not say, forgive me and love me. It does not say, I forgive you, I love you. For a woman writer to thrive (or, arguably, to survive) in these current hard times, forgiveness and love must be subtext. No. I say no. Intercourse is search and assertion, passion and fury; and its form - no less than its content - deserves critical scrutiny and respect.---- PREFACE

First forty years of intercourse between England and Russia

First forty years of intercourse between England and Russia

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Great Britain
  • Page: 491
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Intercourse Between India and the Western World

Intercourse Between India and the Western World

From the Earliest Times of the Fall of Rome

  • Author: H. G. Rawlinson
  • Publisher: Asian Educational Services
  • ISBN: 9788120615496
  • Category: History
  • Page: 196
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Product Dimensions: 22 cm., 4 plates, map.

Textual Intercourse

Textual Intercourse

Collaboration, Authorship, and Sexualities in Renaissance Drama

  • Author: Jeffrey Masten
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521589208
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 223
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Shows how the writing of Renaissance drama was conceptualised in the language of eroticism.

Hidden Intercourse

Hidden Intercourse

Eros and Sexuality in the History of Western Esotericism

  • Author: Wouter J. Hanegraaff,Jeffrey Kripal
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • ISBN: 9047443586
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 566
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The history of Western esotericism is rich in references to the domains of eros and sexuality, but this connection has never been explored in detail from a critical scholarly perspective. Bringing together an impressive array of top-level specialists, this volume reveals the outlines of a largely unknown history spanning more than twenty centuries.

Inventive Intercourse

Inventive Intercourse

From Rhetorical Conflict to the Ethical Creation of Novel Truth

  • Author: Stephen R. Yarbrough
  • Publisher: SIU Press
  • ISBN: 9780809327164
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 193
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Applying interactionist discourse theory to show how we create novel beliefs Inventive Intercourse: From Rhetorical Conflict to the Ethical Creation of Novel Truth offers a theory of discursive interaction, illustrating how we can understand human communication without resorting to the notion of language. Using the perspective of interactionist discourse theory, author Stephen Yarbrough investigates how we create novel beliefs, beliefs we could not have inferred from our established beliefs. The volume considers a central dilemma of post-modern thought: If language is a system of conventions and rules that limit what we can say and think, how can we deliberately produce anything truly novel? While postmodernism concludes that linguistic and conceptual change within our incommensurable worlds is driven by contingency and blind mechanical forces, Yarbrough argues that this view is wrong because the notion that language mediates our perception is wrong. Beginning with philosopher Donald Davidson's assertion that "there is no such thing as language" in the sense of a system of conventions and rules, Yarbrough develops an interactionist theory of discourse and uses it to revise the major elements of Aristotelian rhetoric to explain how we deliberately invent novel concepts that we come to believe. Yarbrough suggests that all conceptual change is initiated by a shift in our ethical apperception of elements of a situation and that an ethical change will have emotional consequences. Changes in our emotional responses to things will change the ways we interact with them, he says, and changes in our interaction with things will create new technical relations which we can communicate to others only by altering our habitual shared way of using signs, metaphors, and other tropes.

Hints Designed to Regulate the Intercourse of Christians

Hints Designed to Regulate the Intercourse of Christians

  • Author: William Buell Sprague
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Christian life
  • Page: 269
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The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse

The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse

From St. Paul to Pope John Paul II

  • Author: Robert Obach
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • ISBN: 9780739130896
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 236
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The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse traces the development of the Church's theology of marital sexuality from New Testament times to the present day. The early ecclesial leaders promoted a theology of sexuality based on Stoicism's biological perception that sexual activity was solely for the purpose of reproduction. Only in the early twentieth century did a few theologians begin to move beyond discussing 'the purposes of marital intercourse' to discussing the meaning that the marital act might have for the spouses themselves. With the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), a new and positive view of marital sexuality emerged recognizing the Pauline view that the couple's marital acts express their love for each other along the lines of Christ's love for his church (Ephesians 5). In sum, The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse treats the way in which the Catholic Church has moved away from an attitude of conditional acceptance of marital intercourse on the basis of its utility to recognition that the dynamics of sexual union are both good and holy, not only because that is the way children are conceived, but also because the marital act enhances the love of husband and wife for each other.

Verbal Intercourse

Verbal Intercourse

A Darkly Humorous Novel of Interpersonal Couples and Family Communication

  • Author: Anne Hart
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595219462
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 276
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Verbal Intercourse is about issues of communication between family members. Laugh darkly when marriage arrives like a tantrum. Humor and suspense are found in a family's verbal intercourse when we look at habits of how we talk and listen. When men and women communicate with each other, it's through ritual. We roll our eyes in contempt, make gestures, use body language to intimidate or make the next person feel important and good. This book is about the convergence of verbal intercourse. It's the way husbands and wives communicate that shortens or lengthens their days of health and joy. Look at the body language. Verbal Intercourse is about the effects one partner has on the significant other through words, looks, and body language. For the wife who says her husband doesn’t listen or doesn’t talk, and for the husband who says his wife talks about the same subjects, for the children who bank their patterns of verbal intercourse to spend on the next generation, it can be expressed as humor. No matter how dark the satire or comedy, verbal intercourse is hillarious, because to take life serious starts by laughing at the patterns in nature that seem to spiral into wedding rings and recurring patterns. This is a tale of interpersonal communication--the way we talk and listen.

Barbaric Intercourse

Barbaric Intercourse

Caricature and the Culture of Conduct, 1841-1936

  • Author: Martha Banta
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226036908
  • Category: History
  • Page: 433
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Barbaric Intercourse tells the story of a century of social upheaval and the satiric attacks it inspired in leading periodicals in both England and America. Martha Banta explores the politics of caricature and cartoon from 1841 to 1936, devoting special attention to the original Life magazine. For Banta, Life embodied all the strengths and weaknesses of the Progressive Era, whose policies of reform sought to cope with the frenetic urbanization of New York, the racist laws of the Jim Crow South, and the rise of jingoism in the United States. Barbaric Intercourse shows how Life's take on these trends and events resulted in satires both cruel and enlightened. Banta also deals extensively with London's Punch, a sharp critic of American nationalism, and draws from images and writings in magazines as diverse as Puck,The Crisis,Harper's Weekly, and The International Socialist Review. Orchestrating a wealth of material, including reproductions of rarely seen political cartoons, she offers a richly layered account of the cultural struggles of the age, from contests over immigration and the role of the New Negro in American society, to debates over Wall Street greed, women's suffrage, and the moral consequences of Western expansionism.