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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There is no such word as indifference in my apathetic nature . ” “ Now , Carmilla ,
you are going to talk your wild nonsense again , ” I said hastily . “ Not I , silly little
fool as I am , and full of whims and fancies ; for your sake I ' ll talk like a sage .
Talk - half - talk , phrases that had no need to be finished , abstractions , Chinese
bells played on with cotton - tipped sticks , mock orange blossoms painted on
porcelain . The muffled , close , half - talk of soft - fleshed women . The men she ...
We would lie and talk sometimes for a good while . I ' d like to hear about the
places she and Tuck had been or to laugh over different things . Lots of times
before that night she had talked to me privately about Tuck just like I was her age
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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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