Building Babel

TitleBuilding Babel
Year for Search1996
AuthorsNamjoshi, Suniti [Manohar](b. 1941)
Date Published1996
PublisherSpinifex Press
Place PublishedNorth Melbourne, VIC, Australia
KeywordsCanadian author, English author, Female author, Indian author
Annotation

Feminist fairy tale in which a number of women from fables and fairy tales build various versions of Babel. Throughout, but particularly at the end, a variety of utopian motifs are employed.

Info Notes

A site for reader responses was established by the press and is still available at http://www. spinifexpress. com.au/BabelBuildingSite/ 

Holding Institutions

CaOTU, PSt

Author Note

The female author (b. 1941) was born in India, lived in Canada from 1972 to 1987 and currently lives in England.

Full Text

1996 Namjoshi, Suniti [Manohar] (b. 1941). Building Babel. North Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Spinifex Press. A site for reader responses was established by the press and is still available at http://www. spinifexpress. com.au/BabelBuildingSite/ CaOTU, PSt

Feminist fairy tale in which a number of women from fables and fairy tales build various versions of Babel. Throughout, but particularly at the end, a variety of utopian motifs are employed. The female author was born in India, lived in Canada from 1972 to 1987 and currently lives in England.