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 could not look him in the face without feeling ardently and languishingly faint
. . . Her face changed according to the expression of the face she loved. Her heart
beat according to the rhythm of that other heart. Her unconscious and childish ...
Instantly I was filled with burning resolution - I must seek out Marianne and if
possible rescue her from the dread Castle, or at least offer her my service and
protection - my heart, my sword, my life! With this confirmed intent, I set out later
'I would make a poor suitor in truth, for my heart is already given away. I love you,
Cordelia! - and consequent upon your most welcome revelation, my Will and my
Reason now join with my Heart, in preferring you above all others. If you will not ...
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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
SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
The Wise Sappho c 191618
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