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.
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As if that light had power to bring what was dreaded into the zone of their
catastrophe , Nora saw the body of another woman swim up into the statue ' s
obscurity , with head hung down , that the added eyes might not augment the
When I saw you , Sabina , I chose my body . I will let you carry me into the
fecundity of destruction . I choose a body then , a face , a voice . I become you .
And you become me . Silence the sensational course of your body and you will
see in ...
Both Les guérillères ( 1969 ) and The Lesbian Body ( 1973 ) deal with all -
women communities , but while the earlier novel holds out some hope of
reconciliation with men , heterosexuality is totally irrelevant in the latter . Wittig
plays with ...
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CHLOE PLUS OLIVIA: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the PresentUser Review - Kirkus
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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