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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Bela contemplated the young woman with different eyes, with eyes strangely
beautiful, with eyes that did not resemble the eyes of other men . . . 'How thin he
is!' observed Sarolta's mother after he had left. 'Poor thing, he must still be in
'You ride?' Her cane made a hollow thumping sound on the floor. I didn't look at it.
'For fun, once or twice with a girlfriend.' Her eyes were enormous and as black as
her hair. Her face looked thinner than it had in the pictures, her neck longer.
In their eyes are all the women they have watched walk by and cook and comb
their black hair; all the women they have touched with their hands and all the
women they have known live in their eyes and gleam out from within the dark.
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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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