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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When Hannah, the cook, who never had known Miss Helena, went to the parlor
an hour later on some errand to her old mistress, she discovered that this
stranger guest must be a very important person. She had never seen the tea-
table look ...
And I dare say Tilly would be as distracted were she to perceive in me one Rib
gone astray, or one Wrist most horribly bleeding ! Nay, we could never come to a
Killing, for women have not, like brutal Man," she concluded, " and Death
If you will not have me, I must — I must -' 'I was meaning to say, I must depart, and
glanced uncertainly towards the door, but at that instant, she seized me in her
arms and kissed me! Oh! - the joy that flooded my heart! - I had never imagined, ...
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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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