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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No one could eat them the way you did. It was your way. Our table didn't talk at
breakfast. We were usually one of the first tables dismissed because we finished
quickly because we didn't talk. You didn't like to talk in the morning; we didn't ...
'Well not everybody play cards . . . just talk . . . sitting around talking. My cousin
said you might like to for a change.' Letty wasn't sure she liked the last part: 'for a
change,' as if they had to entertain an old aunt. 'I really want you to come, Letty.
This is the kind of talk that kills me; this is the kind of talk that won me, in addition
to the fact that she took me in from the hard streets full of boys and cops and
taxicabs, and everywhere I looked, the hard eyes of innocence turned. That first
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SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
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