Scheherazade S Daughters: The Power of Storytelling in Ecofeminist Change

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Scheherazade, the storyteller of 1001 Arabian Nights , recounts stories literally to save her people, and in Scheherazade's Daughters , Barbara Bennett explores how contemporary female authors attempt to save their own world by telling compelling stories that disseminate ideas of justice and equality for all living things, a philosophy called ecofeminism. Bennett examines how ecofeminism works in works by Margaret Atwood ( Surfacing, The Handmaid's Tale, and Oryx & Crake ), Barbara Kingsolver ( Animal Dreams, The ...

Scheherazade S Daughters: The Power of Storytelling in Ecofeminist Change 2012, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433118715

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