Leonard Cohen On Joan Of Arc: “A song about the total gift of total giving & the total consummation of the spirit” + 1993 Performance Featuring Julie Christensen

Interviewer: I had an impassioned argument with a woman who said that Joan Of Arc was a sexist song.

 

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It might be but I think it is on the side of women. But more accurately I think it is just a song about the total gift of total giving and the total consummation of the spirit in that kind of experience. It takes in the whole shot to be man and woman.

 

 

Leonard Cohen

From Pacifica Interview with Kathleen Kendall. WBAI Radio, New York City: December 4, 1974.

Leonard Cohen – Joan of Arc Featuring Julie Christensen
Frankfurt: May 27, 1993
Video from a1000kissesdeep

 

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I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Nov 13, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Dec 15, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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