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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I felt so alien from the whole kindly , law - abiding house ; I felt like a pariah , and
his mother ' s tolerance only increased my shame ; she didn ' t push me away ,
but put both her arms round me and said that nothing I could do was wrong but ...
a dark figure near the chimney piece , but I felt under my pillow for my charm ,
and the moment my fingers touched it , the figure disappeared , and I felt quite
certain , only that I had it by me , that something frightful would have made its ...
Third World lesbians ” ( as some lesbians of color called themselves in the 1970s
) felt that the lesbian - feminist movement and the literature connected to it
provided little place for them . They believed that the white , middle - class -
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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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