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 can always tell old Mr . Whitcomb - he ' s got a kind of a hitch when he walks ,
you know ; an ' Mis ' Addison White always carries a parasol , an ' I can tell her . I
can see somethin ' bobbin ' overhead , an ' I know who ' tis . ” “ Queer , ain ' t it ...
It sounds kind of hard , but ' tain ' t the kind of cough that kills folks . Why , I cough
myself half the time . ” Sarah hacked a little as she spoke . “ Old Mis ' Vane died of
consumption , didn ' t she ? ” “ Consumption ! Jest about as much consumption ...
... upon which the mother ( sic ] seizing the former violently by the collar , tore
open her wastecoat , and rent her shirt , so that all her breast was discovered ,
which , tho ' beyond expression beautiful in a woman , were of so different a kind
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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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