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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Is a lesbian a woman who has sex with other women ? ( Recent sexological
writing tells us that in longterm “ lesbian ” relationships sexual contact is often
infrequent though the two women have committed themselves to one another . ) ...
It was she who most often bruised herself in a collision with a woman — a woman
, that whispering guide , presumptuous , strangely explicit , who took her by the
hand and said , “ Come , I will help you find yourself . . . . " “ I am neither that nor ...
1974 volume , A Woman Is Talking to Death , also reveals her identification with
the powerless and outcasts of history and the present . Her workingclass , lesbian
- feminist identity politics remains implicit or explicit in much of her poetry .
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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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