In this episode Risa falls in love with Diane di Prima and explores a “secret history of intellectual and spiritual evolution as essentially aimed at human liberation” with “anarchism, gender equality, communal property and sexual freedom” interlinked and nestled at the heart of this project. (Calonne 639) And she reads a lot of Diane’s poetry and bursts into tears.
“Diane di Prima: Visionary Poetics and the Hidden Religions” David Stephen Calonne
“Recollections of my life as a woman” Diane di Prima
“Occult Features of Anarchism” Erica Lagalisse (p59-60)