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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As lesbian-feminist poet Fran Winant characterized it in a poem of the 1970s, the
secret to the construction of a peaceful amazon world was to "eat rice, have faith
in women." Lesbian-feminist writers, whether poets, essayists, novelists, ...
sometimes imagined, as Joanna Russ's story does, an all-female world in which
women pairs have children by the merging of their ova. In the midst of the great
flowering of lesbian-feminist culture, however, considerable dissension emerged.
Both lesbian-feminist and post-lesbian-feminist writers have busied themselves
in redefining the content and tone of lesbian literature rather than accepting the
imposition of earlier models, many of which were not created by lesbians. But the
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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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