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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To a bride's lover she says, 'Ah there never was a girl like her.' She speaks of the
light spread across a lovely face, of the garment wrapped about a lovely body;
she addresses by name two of these young women comparing one to another's ...
You were staring at the two girls at the table. You hadn't eaten but one bite of
your wheat roll. Your face was completely still. You were utterly silent. I was
ashamed. I nudged the girl on my left. She was smiling at the story and she
smiled at me, ...
The doll she pulled out was missing one eye, but her pink damask skippers were
good as new. The girl walked up behind Dot and tapped her on the shoulder with
the doll's powdered head. 'Take her,' she said graciously, 'and leave off crying.
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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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