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Mineke Schipper
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Welcome to Mineke Schipper’s website

Mineke Schipper is the author of academic books, essays and novels. For her internationally acclaimed non-fiction book Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet Women in Proverbs from Around the World (Yale University Press 2004) she received the Eureka Award in 2005 for best non-fiction book. It has been translated in a number of languages, such as Chinese, Spanish, German, Arabic, Turkish and Portuguese. Last year the Korean translation was published in Seoul, and recently a Brazilian translation came out in Rio de Janeiro.

Mineke Schipper is now working on a new non-fiction book about stories and images in Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions worldwide: Adams and Eves Everywhere.

And: Mineke Schipper, Ye Shuxian, and Yin Hubin edited China’s Creation and Origin Myths. Cross-cultural Explorations in Oral and Written Traditions (Brill 2011) more>>