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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And their challenge to traditional form has been continued by other writers who
appear in this collection, most notably by Wittig, Brossard, Acker and Winterson.
There are other reasons for this. Queers have to think about words. First of all
If there is one thing that I hope this collection makes clear, it is the variety of
writing that is now on offer on just this one fruitful subject. Variety. Yes, and
quality. There are three new stories in this collection, specially commissioned —
those by ...
Writing 'imaginative realism' (her term) Jewett produced Deephaven (1877),
where two young women attempt to emulate the Ladies of Llangollen, A Country
Doctor (1884), about a woman's aspiration to practise medicine, and The Country
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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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