Cinderella, as Told by Rebecca Solnit

May 22, 2019

Rebecca Solnit gives the classic and rather dated tale of Cinderella an empowered, nuanced update. Brainpickings takes a look at Cinderella Liberator, Solnit’s version of the fairy tale that examines cultural myths about measures of prosperity. This illustrated retelling is “at once an empowering gift to any young person beginning to behold the landscape of possibility we call life and powerful existential reboot for any grownup ready to break free of the world’s limiting stories.”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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