Description or summary of the book: THE LONG-AWAITED new title from bestselling author Lucy H. Pearce.Burning Woman is a breath-taking and controversial woman’s journeythrough history— personal and cultural—on a quest to find and free herown power.Uncompromising and all-encompassing, Pearce uncovers the archetype ofthe Burning Women of days gone by—Joan of Arc and the witch trials,through to the way women are burned today in cyber bullying, acidattacks, shaming and burnout, fearlessly examining the roots of Femininepower—what it is, how it has been controlled, and why it needs to beunleashed on the world during our modern Burning Times.Burning Woman explores: Burning from within: a woman’s power—how to build it, engage it andnot be destroyed by it. Burning from without: the role of shame, and honour in the time-wornways the dominant culture uses fire to control the Feminine. The darkness: overcoming our fear of the dark, and discovering itsimportance in cultivating power.This incendiary text was written for women who burn with passion, havebeen burned with shame, and who at another time, in another place, wouldhave been burned at the stake. With contributions from leading burningwomen of our era: Isabel Abbott, ALisa Starkweather, Shiloh SophiaMcCloud, Molly Remer, Julie Daley, Bethany Webster ...
Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H9M18S
Other categories, genre or collection: Feminism & Feminist Theory, Gender Studies: Women
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