The Spindle And Other Lesbian Fairy Tales
by Carolyn Gage
Genre: Fiction; Short Story Collection (Single Author)
Copyright Year: 2009
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Electronic Format Available
No. of Pages: 212
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. . . a classic in every feminist’s library. ‘-Sacramento Arts and Entertainment Examiner. A collection of four short stories and one full-length play about lesbian goddesses, princesses and woman princes, super-heroines, and fairy godmothers! Becca and the Woman Prince: A European princess meets an African woman prince in this romantic, multicultural, feminist fairy tale! The Princess of Pain: A woman struggling with disabilty sets out on a ten-goddess quest for answers. Illustrated by Sudie Rakusin! The Furies: Three lesbian super-heroines debate the wisdom of accepting a young survivor into their league. Andrea and Medusa Get Intimate: Two lesbian super-heroines discover that some of the most dangerous missions are the ones closest to home. The Spindle: In this ‘children’s theatre for adults, ‘ a young lesbian sets out to rescue the princess from the curse of the spindle-pricking on her sixteenth birthday, only to discover that the entire kingdom is under the spindle spell!
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