Feminist Fables – Book

Series nameProse

Suniti Namjoshi’s first book of fiction ‘Feminist Fables’ was originally published by Sheba Feminist Publishers in London in 1981. The book has been translated into Dutch, Italian, Korean and Spanish. The eleven digitised pages featured in this item are from the 1993 edition, published by Spinifex Press, North Melbourne, Australia. The digitised pages include a fable entitled ‘A Moral Tale’.

Date of Creation / Publication1981 and 1993
CreatorNamjoshi, Suniti
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/PR/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Series notesThis grouping of digitised material reflects Namjoshi's published prose and fables. The items include unused hand-drawn illustrations from her book The Conversations of Cow, and extracts from several prose publications.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.