Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Viking, 1994 - Social Science - 812 pages
Lesbian and bisexual literature over the past four centuries, tracing the evolution of the genre from romantic friendship, through the exotic and evil, to the explicitly sexual. An example of exotic and evil is provided by Sheridan Le Fanu's 1872 vampire novella, Carmilla. By the author of Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers.
It was nonprocreative , and if something as powerful and stirring as sex was not
associated with life , it could easily be associated with death , with vampirism .
The lesbian cunnilingual act ( unlike the emulation of heterosexual intercourse
It acted on dreams , it acted on lunacy , it acted on nervous people ; it had
marvellous physical influences connected with life . Mademoiselle related that
her cousin , who was mate of a merchant ship , having taken a nap on deck on
such a ...
Maria related with piteous sobs the story of her long subordination to Phoebe
Dole . This sweet child - like woman had always been completely under the sway
of the other ' s stronger nature . The subordination went back beyond my father ' s
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To lead off her anthology of lesbian literature, Faderman (English and Lesbian Studies/California State Univ., Fresno; Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, not reviewed, etc.) has chosen...Montaigne. He's ... Read full review
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Faderman's (Surpassing the Love of Men, 1981) substantial compilation of literature about love between women includes works from over 75 European and North American writers from the 17th through the ... Read full review
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