The Penguin book of lesbian short stories
Viking, Jan 14, 1994 - Fiction - 429 pages
A collection of fiction by and about lesbians features an introduction that contrasts the feminist polemic of Virginia Woolf with the liberated creativity of Gertrude Stein and stories by Kathy Acker, Emma Donoghue, and Jeanette Winterson. 10,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
Results 1-3 of 15
Marcie laughed at her surprise. She walked over to her bed and stood beside her
for a moment. She smelled gorgeous — intoxicating, sweet and clean, faintly
powdered, warm and damp from her bath. She looked sleepy, soft, very feminine.
Marcie smoothed Laura's hair off her hot forehead. 'You must have loved him a
lot.' In a sudden convulsion of desire, Laura threw her arms around Marcie,
pressing her hard, tight in her arms. Her need was terrible, and a sort of sob, half
Like Jack, like Marcie, like many others, she realized it slowly. Laura's singular
face fit no pattern. It had to be discovered. Laura herself had never discovered it.
She didn't believe in it. She grew up convinced she was as plain as her father ...
What people are saying - Write a review
The Penguin book of lesbian short storiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In the last half-dozen years, collections of lesbian plays, coming-out stories, mysteries, and poetry have been published, mostly by small presses. Now, The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories ... Read full review
SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
The Wise Sappho c 191618
22 other sections not shown