Chloe plus Olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the seventeenth century to the present
Combining the works of four centuries of lesbian and bisexual writers, by Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, Carson McCullers, and others, a collection reviews the shifting concept of "lesbian literature" by exploring six different genres. 15,000 first printing.
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As socially troublesome as women's attempt to steal the male sexual prerogative
of penetration may have been, however, there is also abundant evidence to
suggest that women of other centuries could dress or comport themselves in a ...
For example, Krafft-Ebing says of a female sexual invert who learned to eschew
sexual expression, "She became a decent, sexually at least, neutral person."
Moreover, these sexologists' strong Victorian convictions about appropriate
However, their voices have gotten considerably weaker since the start of the
1990s. Perhaps the greatest conflict between the older generation of writers and
post-lesbian-feminists concerns the literary representations of lesbian sexuality.
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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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