The Godmothers

TitleThe Godmothers
Year for Search1982
AuthorsHall, Sandi (b. 1942)
Date Published1982
PublisherThe Women's Press
Place PublishedLondon/New York
KeywordsFemale author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Feminist novel with a stress on struggle but that includes eutopian and dystopian elements. The novel is set on four timelines: the witch-burning past, the present in which a group of feminists are targeted by anti-feminists, a feminist eutopian future which is threatened by those who worship mathematics, and the period of the Godmothers, a period in which the ties among women are affirmed.

Holding Institutions

ATL, M, NZ

Author Note

New Zealand female author (b. 1942).

Full Text

1982 Hall, Sandi (b. 1942). The Godmothers. London/New York: The Women’s Press. ATL, M, NZ

Feminist novel with a stress on struggle but that includes eutopian and dystopian elements. The novel is set on four timelines: the witch-burning past, the present in which a group of feminists are targeted by anti-feminists, a feminist eutopian future which is threatened by those who worship mathematics, and the period of the Godmothers, a period in which the ties among women are affirmed. New Zealand female author.