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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She walked past the dark line of box which led to the front door . At the side of the
old square dwelling jutted a new , low wing ; and there in two windows were soft
slits of light along the curtain - edges . Cynthia walked along a little dirt path to a ...
of the sitting - room door . My heart began to beat in my ears . “ Father ! " I called
out — “ father ! ” There was no answer . “ Father ! ” I called again , as loud as I
could scream . “ Why don ' t you speak ? What is the matter ? ” The door of his ...
Mr . Dix , glancing across at Phoebe Dole ' s back door , went down on his knees
, rolled the stones away , then removed the boards and peered down the well .
He stretched far over the brink , and reached down . He made many efforts ; then
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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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