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RBSC copy: Original paperback with illustrated covers. The book The Fabulous Feminist: A Suniti Namjoshi Reader, Suniti Namjoshi is published by Zubaan Books. The story symbolizes the lamentable status of women. Suniti Namjoshi’s rewritings of ancient myths, legends & fairy tales particularly in her “Feminist. Fables”.

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For my sister, who is innocent, does not understand. To see what your friends thought fablse this book, please sign up. Languages Italiano Edit links. Remember me on this computer. This book is as appropriate for reading to children as it is for grown-ups.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Wendy Montasell rated it really liked it Apr 08, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She has reinterpreted, demystified the sanctity of religious beliefs and myths namjpshi delineates woman as mother, daughter, girl or as a wife.

The myths probe into the proprietorial rights for patriarchy as well as the binding factor through alliance. Several of the tales also gave me a good laugh. About Contact News Giving to the Press. Please try again later.


Suniti Namjoshi

The author shows that the wicked monster, like the damsel in distress, is also a construct of the patriarchal master narrative. Quirky, funny, intellectually agile, capable of making connections between the mundane and the metaphysical, adept at sniffing out the archetypal in the culturally particular, her works point to a mind that is as engaged as it is engaging. For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Published by Virago first published April 27th Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Gender and Sexuality Literature and Literary Criticism: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A feminist who is never humorless. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Perhaps by taking out the element of the inherent or percieved misogyny of namjosni fables, their essential power is diminished?

Fablfs his next incarnation the Brahmin was a woman and bore eight sons.

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A reworking of fairy tales from the East and West. Sowana rated it really liked it Oct 27, Rd rated it really liked it Sep 13, She is a poet and a fabulist. This ingenious reworking of fairy tales, mixing Femiinist and Sanskrit mythology with original material, is now a feminist classic.


This wonderful little book is full of brief retellings of traditional fables that empower and educate with non-sexist values. Click here to sign up.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Having passed the IAS inshe worked as an officer in the Indian Administrative Service before pursuing further education. She lives in England with her partner Gillian Hanscombe. Gili rated it really liked it Oct 04, Krishnamurthi used to come and talk to the children for a couple of months each year.