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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For her sense of outrage was overwhelming as she stared at those bones that
were kept in the scullery; moreover, she knew how such men had been buried,
which made the outrage seem all the more shameful. They had buried such men
It began to swell and fade with a rhythm of its own; a rhythm she knew too well
and feared. Slowly the heat mounted to her face, the sweat came out on her body
. She began to turn back and forth in bed, hating herself and trying to stop it, but ...
She knew that he wasn't. He was far too fastidious a man to be involved in
anything he would think of as messy. Gillian's conscience about him was
perfectly clear. She did do good works. She was a good mother. And she knew
more clearly ...
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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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