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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Then let ' s kiss like in the movies and we ' ll be engaged . ” We threw our arms
around each other and kissed . ... Somehow we knew enough not to go around
kissing in front of everyone , so we went into the woods and kissed until it was
Your name is Judith , your kiss a sign to the shocked pedestrians , gathered
beneath the light that means stop in our culture where red is a warning , and men
threaten each other with final violence : I will drink your blood . Your kiss is for
Now and again , one will dangle by the knees and snatch a kiss from whoever is
standing below . I like such kisses . They fill the mouth and leave the body free .
To kiss well one must kiss solely . No groping hands or stammering hearts .
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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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