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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! T ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published November 17th 2010 by Lulu.com
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Nov 06, 2018 rated it did not like it
I’m fine with didactic lit. But this is too much, and the handling of race is very, very clumsy. Well intentioned I’m sure but no.

“Shit, I don’t know no lullabies. Some hip-hop be more like it.”

Just nope.
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Carolyn Gage is a lesbian feminist playwright, performer, director, and activist. The author of nine books on lesbian theatre and sixty-five plays, musicals, and one-woman shows, she specializes in non-traditional roles for women, especially those reclaiming famous lesbians whose stories have been distorted or erased from history. In 2011, her play Stigmata won the Maine Literary Award in Drama fr ...more