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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Renee Vivien, who declared that Louys was her mentor and brought her poems
to him for criticism, depicted the lesbian as fatally gorgeous, mysterious,
accomplished in the "delicate art of . . . vice," a thing of subtle, disturbing, and
... house and hearth for my eyes' weariness. . . . %enee Vivien (Pauline Tarn) (
1877-1909) Pauline Tarn, an Anglo-American, took the name Renee Vivien (
which suggests rebirth and life) when she decided, after an unhappy youth in
A more recent critic, Karla Jay, has convincingly explained that Vivien was daring
as a woman poet in even broaching her subject matter, and that it would be ...
FURTHER READING: The Muse of the Violets: Poems by Renee Vivien, trans.
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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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