Herlands: Exploring the Women's Land Movement in the United States

Herlands: Exploring the Women’s Land Movement in the United States Author Keridwen N. Luis
File size 5MB
Year 2018
Pages 312
Language English
File format PDF
Category Culture

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"Herlands is an accessible and sympathetic ethnography of the lesbian back-to-the-land movement. Going well beyond caricatures of landdykes, Keridwen N. Luis shows the promise of feminist intentional communities—their enactment of utopic ideals of collectivity, feminist embodiment, and ecofeminism—without sidelining how the animating logic of women’s nature/nature-as-woman also reproduces transphobia, white supremacy, and settler colonialism. What emerges is a complex reading of gender, race, and nature in a rural lesbian culture."—Margot Weiss, author of Techniques of Pleasure: BDSM and the Circuits of Sexuality


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