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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Such relationships were so common in the eighteenth century that the term "
romantic friendship" was coined to describe them. But what did these romantic
friendships mean to the women who experienced them? The literature reflects
that for ...
der the name of Michael Field, contrasted the smiting darts of Eros with their own
gentle romantic friendship. Perhaps some of these romantic friends felt free to
indulge in eroticism together but, like men, did not consider their lovemaking ...
Romantic friendship, as it was played out in the course of several centuries,
however, usually appears to have required some degree of leisure, the luxury of
long-letter writing, for example, and the time to develop shared sensibilities and ...
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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
Mens Writing on Romantic Friendship
Womens Writing on Romantic Friendship
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