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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The Unlit Lamp , which is arguably Hall ' s best novel , goes much further ,
describing a love relationship between two women that is ultimately frustrated by
one of the women ' s lack of courage to leave her mother ' s home and claim her
the importance of the lesbian relationship that appears in this work , hiding it in
the subtext or in a depiction of “ female bonding . " But her greatest self -
censorship was her refusal to make public those autobiographical novels in
which the ...
Their relationship , which lasted for thirty - five years , was more than a marriage
of convenience , despite the fact that it ... she generally refrained from
heterosexual affairs because she knew that Paul did not mind her lesbian
relationships but ...
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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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