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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In Britain, even today, a woman cannot be divorced on the grounds of adultery if
her lover is another woman. If the law said that lesbians did not exist, from 1869
science said that they did. In that year Carl von Westphal published a study of a ...
Plato lives as a poet, as a lover, though the Republic seems but a ponderous
tome and the mysteries of the Dialogues verge often on the didactic and artificial.
So Sappho must live, roses, but many roses, for tradition has set flower upon
... Gillian retreated into being a wife and mother with, yes, some feeling of guilt
about the deserted lover but with a sense, ... that it was for the best since she
refused to burden any lover with the guilt of feeling responsible for a broken
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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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