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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Evening by evening Among the brookside rushes , Laura bowed her head to
hear , Lizzie veiled her blushes : Crouching close together In the cooling weather
, With clasping arms and cautioning lips , With tingling cheeks and fingertips .
I — it was — ” The eddy closed about her , and with a little gasp she dropped
down on the couch , burying her head in the sharp angle of her elbows . The
mother took another step toward the girl ; her hand hovered above the bent head
It was this exact distance that kept the two ends of her life - Nora and the cafés —
from forming a monster with two heads . Her thoughts were in themselves a form
of locomotion . She walked with raised head , seeming to look at every passer ...
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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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