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MARY'S MAGIC BLUE BALLOON By Cupideros
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A fun and entertain story of Lazy Mary who overcomes her problems when she has to recover her magic balloon bought at a local fair one summer. Very picturesque words and lots of action makes this a... More > fun story to read outloud to your child, girl or boy. FREE PREVIEW --Cupideros WWW.CUPIDEROSBOOKS.COM< Less
The Spindle: A Play In Two Acts By Carolyn Gage
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A children’s theatre play for adults! As thirteen-year old Doko struggles to rescue her best friend the Princess Beauty from the curse that says she will be pricked by a spindle before her... More > sixteenth birthday, the adults in the play grapple with the denial and superstition that hold the kingdom in a tyrant’s thrall.< Less
The Wind Whispered Her Name By S.K. Miner
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Once upon a time, in a tiny kingdom nestled between stark ocean cliffs and moss-carpeted forests, a princess was born into a magical family that was soon overtaken by darkness and dragons. She... More > discovers her own magic, conquers hopelessness and monsters in a labyrinth, and saves herself and the kingdom. THE WIND WHISPERED HER NAME is an illustrated storybook for young adults with a feminist spin on classic fairy tale themes. It's a story of overcoming the cycle of domestic violence to live bravely and wholeheartedly.< Less
The Bloody Chamber - How Angela Carter Adapts the Motif of Time By Keltik Excalibur
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After reading The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter, offer a fairly narrow argument about how Angela Carter adapts specific earlier versions of Fairy tales. Concentrating on Time, Carter plays on the... More > importance of time in the Sleeping Beauty story, exploiting the strange device of a castle full of people frozen for a hundred years. In Carter, the Countess castle has the aristocratic trappings of an older era, a time itself does not seem to pass for her in the same way that it does for the more modern soldier. Examine how this author adapts the motif of time.< Less
The Princess in Pants By Claire Simpson
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"A beautiful princess, a tower so tall, (An everyday start to this sort of a tale)" So begins the story of Princess Abigail. But Abigail is far from an everyday princess, as she shows when... More > she finally tires of waiting for her prince to arrive and decides to take matters into her own hands...< Less
Little Women Louisa May Alcott. By francesca mazzucato
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...It is perhaps also true that feminist critics needed Little Women. It was an opportunity to consider the construction of gender; the value of women's and girls' experience, intellect, and... More > creativity; the importance of women's and girls' relationships with other women and girls; the role of identification and affect in reading; and the question of women's power (what constitutes rebellion, resistance, subversion, submission? how do you tell the difference?). These are the issues that animate Little Women: A Family Romance and Little Women and the Feminist Imagination, though the treatment of these characteristically feminist concerns is often surprising.< Less
Story(cycle) By Kathryn Briggs
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The classic Hero story arch, as outlined in Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces”, has been reinvented and re-expressed in the modern context as superhero stories and... More > their medium, the comic book. My graphic novel uses the Hero story as its backbone, but rather than a single, masculine Hero, my self portrait cycles through nine female characters from myth and fairy tale as it explores questions of what it means to be a woman. Interspersed with my original script are excerpted works by women authors classic and contemporary, including two of my dear friends, to support to the image and as points of reference to the “feminine” experience. Little Red Riding Hood, Lilith, Mono no ke, Persephone, Brigid, Amaterasu, The Little Mermaid, Venus, Dorothy Gale, and me.< Less
Fractured Girls By Ruth Hong
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Many stories have been told over and over again for innumerable generations, in one form or another, yet how often do we truly consider the players in each? In Fractured Girls, a girl breaks up... More > with her errant boyfriend, sparking off a chain of catastrophic events. Somewhere else, a grown woman tries to make sense of her childhood, and the horrors that hide within. Lonely women wait for the inevitable in the deep, green woods…< Less
Fractured Girls By Ruth Hong
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Many stories have been told over and over again for innumerable generations, in one form or another, yet how often do we truly consider the players in each? In Fractured Girls, a girl breaks up... More > with her errant boyfriend, sparking off a chain of catastrophic events. Somewhere else, a grown woman tries to make sense of her childhood, and the horrors that hide within. Lonely women wait for the inevitable in the deep, green woods…< Less
An Algarve Affair By Janice Russell
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Izzie Childs is turning 50, wondering what happened to feminism and finding herself caught up in the conundrum of being both a smart post-feminist woman, and a little more obsessed than she'd like to... More > be on issues of fat, looks and wrinkles. When she finds herself in Portugal for a month and lusting after a young man who cleans the pool, Izzie realises that despite a life of counselling and self-awareness she is deep in mid-life crisis. Izzie decides to chronicle the trials and tribulations of her quest to integrate her feminist ideals with the shocking reality of her inner feelings, often with hilarious results, sometimes with great poignancy, and always in a way which readers will recognise for themselves. "Izzie's personal journey over her month in the Algarve is funny, charming and filled with insight. A wise, warm and intelligent story about growing up and growing older." Cassandra Parkin, author of New World Fairy Tales and Lighter Shades of Grey.< Less

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