Once upon a time ...

cinderalla waits for her prince charming

"Once upon again a time," writes Cixous, "it is the same story repeating woman's destiny in love across the centuries with the cruel hoax of its plot. And each story, each myth says to her: 'There is no place for your desire in our affairs of State'."

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Helene Cixous ['Sorties'] cited in Sue Thomas, "Difference, Intersubjectivity and Agency in the Colonial and Decolonising Spaces of Helene Cixous's 'Sorties'", Hypatia, Vol 9, no 1, Winter, 1994, p unknown