The Penguin book of lesbian short stories
Viking, 1993 - Literary Collections - 429 pages
The anxiety of unresolved desire is present in many stories - Radclyffe Hall's Miss Ogilvy is unable truly to find herself in this world, Djuna and Lillian hold back from each other in Anais Nin's "Cities of the Interior," and the energy and commitment that should go into a loving relationship are stifled by convention in Jane Rule's story of passion outside marriage. But here are brave spirits, too - Renee Vivien's Sarolta and her Prince(ss) live forever in a vision of ideal tenderness, Colette's heroines preserve the sanctity of their little white bed, and Jewelle Gomez's bulldagger society survives far from the haunts of men. There are coming-out stories, stories about cross-dressing, vampire tales, science fiction, parody, and romance.
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She made a little sound in her throat and, lifting her face, kissed Laura's neck.
And then she stood up slowly, releasing her. 'Okay,' she said. 'Fini. No monkey
business. Make yourself comfortable, honey. There's the John - old, but
And then, sensing that Beebo had heard her she bent down and kissed her
cheek, her hands reaching for her. Beebo was suddenly completely roused,
coming up on her elbow and then falling back and pulling Laura with her. 'Laura?
'Got to get you to bed,' she started to pull me up. I took hold of her belt, leaned
over, and kissed her. She kissed me. We sat back down and just kissed for a
while. Her mouth was soft and tasted of sweet, watery chocolate. 'Uh huh,' she
said a ...
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SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
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