Janet Kauffman, one of our finest writers, has earned a reputation for the magic of her language as well as for her ability to grasp and relate the unexplored depths of women's experience. The Body in Four Parts is a nonlinear passion play, an eloquent demand for a return to the roots of our being, our most ancient and elemental nature - air, earth, fire, water. This novel embraces a new vision of nature and an all-encompassing, unlimited wildness. In her multiplicity, Kauffman's central character embodies a radical ...

The Body in Four Parts 1993, Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9781555971793