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Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales from Around the World (Hardcover)

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By Ethel Johnston Phelps (Editor), Suki Boynton (Illustrator), Gayle Forman (Introduction by)
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This is book number 1 in the Feminist Folktales series.


From Japan to Norway, Scotland to Sudan, Tatterhood brings readers twelve folk tales--and twelve women whose cunning, hard work, and physical strength are celebrated in each story. A family of three women teaches a burly man how to wrestle, a girl battles a fearsome bear, and a young mother rescues her village from an elephant's stomach.

About the Author

Ethel Johnston Phelps (1914-1984) held a master's degree in Medieval Literature, co-edited a Ricardian journal, and published several articles on fifteenth-century subjects. She compiled two anthologies of feminist folk tales from around the world, Tatterhood and The Maid of the North.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781558619296
ISBN-10: 1558619291
Publisher: Feminist Press
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2016
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: Feminist Folktales