The Femme Mystique

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Lesléa Newman
Alyson Publications, 1995 - Social Science - 319 pages
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A fascinating and insightful look at the world of femme identity within the lesbian community. Written by femmes, former femmes, future femmes, femme wanna-bes, femme admirers, and of course, femmes fatales, The femme Mystique explores what it means to be a femme and a lesbian in a society that often trivializes the feminine.

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User Review  - orangejulia - LibraryThing

A really excellent collections of essays and some poetry about femmes. These are mostly from point of view of femmes, but there are also works by people who appreciate them. Read full review

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User Review  - Kessa - Goodreads

I found myself among the pages of The Femme Mystique. For the first time ever, I heard of another gay woman who felt as I did; a love of purses, heels, dresses, lingerie...Femme. Thank goodness for ... Read full review

Contents

The Letter
57
Toward
86
Latex and Lace
281
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Lesl a Newman is the author of more than 40 books, including Matzo Ball Moon and Remember That. She lives in Massachusetts.

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