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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A GIRL A girl , Her soul a deep - wave pearl , Dim , lucent of all lovely mysteries ;
A face flowered for heart ' s ease , A brow ' s grace soft as seas Seen through
faint forest trees : A mouth , the lips apart , Like aspen - leaflets trembling in the ...
so many promises that I should at last know all , that I could not find it in my heart
long to be offended with her . She used to place her pretty arms about my neck ,
draw me to her , and laying her cheek to mine , murmur with her lips near my ear
MY HEART IS LAME My heart is lame with running after yours so fast Such a long
way , Shall we walk slowly home , looking at all the things we passed Perhaps to
- day ? Home down the quiet evening roads under the quiet skies , Not saying ...
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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
MENS WRITING ON ROMANTIC FRIENDSHIP
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