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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Sarah stood gazing at her a minute, trembling. Then she pulled her shawl up
over her head and turned toward the door. "Well, I'll see," said she. "Don't you
wait a minute!" Mrs. Dunbar called after her again. Then she stood watching the
lean, pitiful figure slink down the street. She wondered a good many times
afterward if Sarah had told; she suspected that she had not. Sarah avoided her,
and never alluded to the matter again. She fell back on her old philosophy. "'Tain'
t nothin' but ...
"You'll spoil your pretty dress, Miss Helena," Martha gave shy warning, and Miss
Helena stood back and held up her skirts with unusual care while the country girl,
in her heavy blue checked gingham, began to climb the cherry-tree like a boy.
Down came the scarlet fruit like bright rain into the green grass. "Break some nice
twigs with the cherries and leaves together; oh, you're a duck, Martha!" and
Martha, flushed with delight, and looking far more like a thin and solemn blue
Keep searching!" She drew back, poised for a moment in the shadow before she
rose. Through Cynthia ran the swift feet of white ecstasy. She was pledging
herself to some tremendous mystery, which trembled all about her. "Come,
Cynthia, we're wasting our coals." Miss Egert held out her hands. Cynthia, laying
hers in them, was drawn to her feet. As she stood there, inarticulate, full of a
strange, excited, shouting hope, behind them the path crunched. Miss Egert
turned, and Cynthia ...
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CHLOE PLUS OLIVIA: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the PresentUser Review - Jane Doe - 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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