Scheherazade's Daughters: The Power of Storytelling in Ecofeminist Change

  • Title: Scheherazade's Daughters: The Power of Storytelling in Ecofeminist Change
  • Author: BarbaraBennett
  • ISBN: 9781299551015
  • Page: 290
  • Format: ebook
  • Scheherazade s Daughters The Power of Storytelling in Ecofeminist Change Scheherazade the storyteller of Arabian Nights recounts stories literally to save her people and in Scheherazade s Daughters Barbara Bennett explores how contemporary female authors attempt t
    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 hoScheherazade, 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 Poisonwood Bible, and Prodigal Summer , and Ruth Ozeki My Year of Meats and All over Creation Bennett also analyzes ecofeminism in autobiography and memoir in Terry Tempest Williams Refuge, Janisse Ray s Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, and Sandra Steingraber s Living Downstream Lastly through Isabel Allende s House of the Spirits, Ana Castillo s So Far from God, and Toni Morrison s Beloved, Bennett investigates how magical realism can spread the positive ideas of ecofeminism This groundbreaking book dissects the power of literature to convert minds and hearts in a direction that has the potential, like Scheherazade s stories, to change our world for the better.

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    About BarbaraBennett


    1. Barbara Bennett is a professor of English at North Carolina State University and a frequent volunteer at Harnas Wildlife Refuge When she isn t in Africa, she lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her partner Fred and her dog Milo.


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