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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And play at butch and femme is exactly what many lesbians did in the 1950s. Ann
Bannon's novels reflect this phenomenon, and their roots in the common
experience of their time were what made her work so important to her readers.
Joan Nestle lived in that lost world before feminism and her tender fictionalized
memories in 'Esther's Story' are embarrassed but proud of the bravery of both
butch and femme, seeing in that style an ironic and politicized resistance to ...
Merril Mushroom, Dorothy Allison and Frances Gapper are all playing, very
seriously but amusingly, with butch and femme, the myth of the greedy dyke, and
the desire for a recoverable lesbian history of noble cross-dressers and romantic
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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
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