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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La Chevalière averted her eyes , flicked off the long ash on her cigar , waved her
hand as a discreet man might do . “ This is beyond me , ” she said . “ It does not
even concern me . ” “ And yet . . . ” She repeated her gesture and smiled to ...
Standing motionless , straining her eyes , she saw emerge from the darkness the
light of Robin ' s eyes , the fear in them developing their luminosity until , by the
intensity of their double regard , Robin ' s eyes and hers met . So they gazed at ...
When she looked again into Gilda ' s eyes she felt the pulsing of blood beneath
the skin . She also sensed a rising excitement that was unfamiliar to her . “ There
is a joy to the exchange we make . We draw life into ourselves , yet we give life as
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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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