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.
Results 1-3 of 77
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 ...
They sometimes claimed for lesbian sexuality a bold and passionate history , and
they criticized the lesbian - feminist conception ... But unlike Decadent literature ,
which often focused on the moral dangers of unorthodox sexual relating ( while ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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
Chloe plus Olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the seventeenth century to the presentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
WOMENS WRITING ON ROMANTIC FRIENDSHIP
58 other sections not shown