Feminist Fairy Tales

Paperback | December 6, 1996

byBarbara G. Walker

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Prominent feminist author Barbara Walker has revamped, retold, and infused with life some of your favorite classic fairy tales. No longer are women submissive, helpless creatures in need of redemption through the princely male! Instead they are vibrantly alive, strong women who take fate into their own hands.

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Remember the traditional fairy tales of childhood? Well, Barbara Walker respins them here with a healthy measure of feminist sensibility, whimsy, and inspiration, rewriting the female characters with delightful results. Gone are impossibly beautiful damsels in distress. Enlivened by stunning drawings, Walker's stories richly reveal the...

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Prominent feminist author Barbara Walker has revamped, retold, and infused with life some of your favorite classic fairy tales. No longer are women submissive, helpless creatures in need of redemption through the princely male! Instead they are vibrantly alive, strong women who take fate into their own hands.

Barbara G. Walker, author of The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects, and many other books, is a member of the Morris Museum Mineralogical Society and the Trailside Mineral Club of the New Jersey Earth Science Association.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:December 6, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062513206

ISBN - 13:9780062513205

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Remember the traditional fairy tales of childhood? Well, Barbara Walker respins them here with a healthy measure of feminist sensibility, whimsy, and inspiration, rewriting the female characters with delightful results. Gone are impossibly beautiful damsels in distress. Enlivened by stunning drawings, Walker's stories richly reveal the real-life morals of fairness, strength, and survival. Illus.