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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Contemporary literary historians are sometimes perplexed about the nature of the
passionate poetry Sor Juana InÚs wrote ... he is forced to admit that the poems “
achieve the intensity that distinguishes authentic passion from rhetorical affect .
Her passion for ladies was very changeable ; constancy in love was entirely
wanting . Only once did such a liaison last three years . It was years before that S
. , at Castle G . , made the acquaintance of Emma E . , who was ten years older
Somewhere between the swamp and the mountains . Somewhere between fear
and sex . Somewhere between God and the Devil passion is and the way there is
sudden and the way back is worse . I ' m surprised at myself talking in this way .
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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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