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Title Sea girl : feminist folktales from around the world / [edited] by Ethel Johnston Phelps ; introduction by Daniel José Older ; illustrated by Suki Boynton.
Pub Info New York : Feminist Press, at the City University of New York, 2017.
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 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 398.2 PHE     DUE 07-31-19
Edition First Feminist Press edition.
Descript xxi, 143 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Feminist folktales ; 3
Feminist folktales from around the world ; v. 3.
Summary "The feminist folktales collected in Sea Girl upend any notion that women are doomed to be sentimental, meek, or submissive. In these classic tales, heroines unflinchingly wade monstrous rivers, escape ogres' nests, and outsmart desperate sharks and hungry tigers. And while defending their families and villages, they always determine their own fate. Ethel Johnston Phelps (1914-1984) held a master's degree in medieval literature, coedited a Ricardian journal, and published several articles on fifteenth-century subjects. She compiled two anthologies of feminist folktales from around the world, Tatterhood and The Maid of the North"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Tales -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Folklore.
Heroines in literature.
Feminism and literature.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Anthologies.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Legends, Myths, Fables -- General.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Fantasy & Magic.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Girls & Women.
Genre Folklore.
Short stories.
Cross-cultural studies.
Add Author Phelps, Ethel Johnston, editor.
Older, Daniel José, writer of introduction.
Boynton, Suki, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Sea girl. New York : The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2017 9781558614260 (DLC) 2017017616
ISBN 9781558614185 (hardback)
1558614184
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