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Praises

Praises for me and for my works:


"Revelatory. Like a director’s juicy cut of a film, "Uncloaked" enriches the common version of the tale with its backstory… An intriguing book." —Newsweek

"Let us hope that Catherine Orenstein's laid-back, readable brilliance sets the tone for an emerging generation of feminist scholars." —Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth

"Beguiling." —The Wall Street Journal

"A lucid — and often entertaining — survey of the ways in which "Little Red Riding Hood" has been rewritten and re-interpreted over the centuries." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"A highly entertaining and interesting conversation about one of our best-known stories… Written with lively prose, Orenstein has produced a book that will spark thought and conversation, encouraging readers to find the wolf, the grandmother, and the little girl within. —Amazon.com editorial review

"An exciting venture...Trained as a folklorist, Orenstein also has a writer's gift for making her account sparkle with dazzling insights." —Maria Tatar, Harvard University Dean of Humanities, author of The Classic Fairy Tales

"Imaginatively conceived, well researched, and nicely written." -Sherry Ornter, author of The Fate of "Culture": Geertz and Beyond

"A rarity in the annals of mythological work. True testament to the wit and wiliness of women throughout the ages." —Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., author of Women Who Run With the Wolves

"Superb." —Jack Zipes, Ph.D., author of The Trials and Tribulations of Little Red Riding Hood