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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The dull interior, the changed life of the old house, whose former activities
seemed to have fallen sound asleep, really typified these larger conditions, and a
little leaven had made its easily recognized appearance in the shape of a ...
A dull, grey light hovered over everything; it seemed to accentuate the thin
tawdriness of her clothes, the squalor of her life, she, too, looked dull and grey
and tired. And I sat on the bed, and thought: 'Come, this Old Age. I have forgotten
Sometimes I was possessed by longing, but I didn't know for what - for some
vague blessing, some unimaginable satisfaction, which seemed to be
tantalizingly near but which, all the same, I knew was unattainable - a blessing,
which, if I could ...
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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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