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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Her tall, awkward body with its queer look of strength, its broad, flat bosom and
thick legs and ankles, as though in response to her jerking mind, moved uneasily,
rocking backwards and forwards. She had this trick of rocking on her feet in ...
The only product a mother can use as a medium of exchange is her child. Her
only enterprise: 50% of the primary matter (ovum), gestation (the uterus as tool,
instrument), production (giving birth), marketing (her labouring strength: arms,
'Nice firm crossbar there between your legs.' Lizzy ignored it, but it slowed you
down. Couldn't do a racing start with the men jeering about throwing a leg over.
She was fast though. When Kit turned excitedly from the phones and announced,
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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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