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 as a lesbian, acknowledge her sexual magnetism and admire her
independence and power. And in 1928, inspired by this vision, Virginia Woolf
could add to a discreet tradition in literature now claimed as lesbian, distilling all
her attraction ...
These are examples of common themes in lesbian writing which are drawn from
lesbian history, both 'real' and imposed. But there are other shared characteristics
which make sense within a theoretical context. In the beginning of feminist ...
Then lesbian writers have often resorted to word-play to make codes for things
that cannot be named. This started out as a social necessity; Stein's Tender
Buttons is a pretty rude title - but only if you know what 'button' means. Her erotic
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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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