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 opened the box and out of it jumped a grotesque devil who, propelled by taut
springs, almost hit her face. In these gifts, there is a demon somewhere; a demon
who is hurting Lillian, and will hurt me, and I don't know where he is hiding.
She only wanted to watch, to be absorbed in these gay faces, in the idioms, the
milieu. 'What'll you have?' She realized the bartender was leaning stiff-armed on
the bar, looking at her. 'Whiskey and water,' she said, wondering suddenly how ...
I like your face.' And he turned and wriggled out of the crowd. Laura was left
standing at the bar with the cartoon of herself. She was suddenly humiliated and
angry. She felt ridiculous standing there holding the silly thing, not knowing who
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SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
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