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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ANNIE : I love a possessive woman . RAE : Well , you ' ve got one . ( About Eva . )
She ' s skinny and she ' s got blue eyes — and if I catch you looking crocksided at
her , I ' ll snatch you baldheaded . EVA : ( Calling . ) Lil ? ANNIE : ( At the door ...
So do I . ANNIE : Well then ? Lil : No . Wouldn ' t work . ANNIE : Never say never .
LIL : She ' s straight . ANNIE : Maybe she is and maybe she isn ' t . Lil : She is .
ANNIE : I thought Rae was , too . Married lady with chubby babies hanging on
Let me go , Annie . ( ANNIE looks at KITTY . ) Don ' t do this to me , Kitty . KITTY : (
TO ANNIE . ) Let her go . ( LIL races up the stairs . ) EVA : What was that about ?
RAE : Rita ? Give me a hand here , will you ? Push back those coals , Annie , so ...
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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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