The Penguin book of lesbian short stories

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Penguin Books, Dec 1, 1994 - Fiction - 429 pages
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In this wide-ranging anthology, 32 women from Britain, continental Europe and the Americas express the depth and complexity of lesbian literature. Including stories about coming-out and cross-dressing, as well as vampire tales, science fiction, parody, and romance, this collection "casts the world in a different light." -The New Republic.

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Review: The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories

User Review  - Freyja Vanadis - Goodreads

There were very few stories in this book that were worthwhile; many of the stories and poems were written by historic lesbians of the early 20th century, like Radclyffe Hall. Read full review

Review: The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories

User Review  - Korri - Goodreads

So far I'm pleased with this anthology, not least of all because it features 'happy' stories instead of the large body of literature demonizing or diagnosing lesbians (while Faderman's anthology Chloe ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Margaret Reynolds is a writer, teacher, critic, and broadcaster. Her 1992 edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "Aurora Leigh" won the British Academy's Rose Mary Crawshay Prize.