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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I looked at my plate, then closed my eyes. Then I looked up at you. You drank
your coffee and looked at nothing. Then you looked at me like nothing. Then you
smiled. You were so kind and forgiving. Then you looked away and drank your ...
I whispered. You put the empty basket down in the center of the table. You sat
down. You turned to the girl on your left and held out your hand. She passed you
the butter. You had a white roll on your plate. It looked deformed, in front of you.
Her face looked thinner than it had in the pictures, her neck longer. She grimaced
and leaned on the cane. Under her tan she looked pale. She shrugged. 'I miss it
myself.' She said it in a matter-of-fact tone, but her eyes glittered. I looked up at ...
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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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