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.
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She was unconsciously beautiful like a saint, like the picturesqueness of a lonely
tree which lives to shelter unnumbered lives and to stand quietly in its place.
There was such rustic homeliness and constancy belonging to her, such beautiful
And this was where she lived. I watched her curiously. She was pulling on long,
thin stockings, and saying 'damn' when she could not find her suspenders. And I
felt within me a certainty that nothing beautiful could ever happen in that room, ...
An audacious decolletage showed her beautiful shoulders and the rise of her
breast. Diamond stars crowned her and sparkled round her long slim throat. She
was radiantly beautiful. I was giving her her due of compliments, when Mile Julie
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SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
The Wise Sappho c 191618
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