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St Suniti and the Dragon

St Suniti and the Dragon Suniti Namjoshi Spinifex 1993 A collection of modern fables that explore the concepts of decency, honour and sainthood. The book takes as its literary imagery monsters such as Grendel’s Dam, icons such as St Sebastian, the sentient creatures of Indian folklore and the dragon. The book was published in 1993…

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Feminist Fables

Feminist Fables Suniti Namjoshi Sheba Feminist Press 1981 From Spinifex: There was once a man who thought he could do anything, even be a woman. So he acquired a baby, changed its diapers and fed the damn thing three times a night. He did all the housework, was deferential to men, and got worn out.…