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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She was past sixty years of age and looked even older , but there was the same
look on her face that it had sometimes worn in girlhood . She was the same
Martha ; her hands were old - looking and work - worn , but her face still shone .
Soulina , you are not a beautiful woman . I suppose I was right when I thought
you were ugly — but while I thought this I fell madly in love , and now I can see no
face but yours , no face seems beautiful to me but yours — your queer little ugly ...
But , child as I was , I could perceive that their faces were pale with an unwonted
look of anxiety , and I saw them look under the bed , and ... How well I remember
his long saturnine face , slightly pitted with small - pox , and his chestnut wig .
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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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