Kamala: Feminist Folktales from Around the World, v.2

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Edited by Ethyl Johnston Phelps, illustrated by Suki Boynton

Feminist Press

2016, hardcover

SKU: 9781558619401

 

In this second volume of reissued classic folktales, a Punjabi woman outwits seven ruthless thieves, an Incan girl restores harmony to the empire, and a mischievous Norwegian lass thwarts her entitled landowner. Spanning several centuries and continents, the stories in Kamala recall how it's the dazzling courage, cleverness, and power of women that hold our world together.

Also included in the series are Tatterhood and Sea Girl.

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.