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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... one side of me longs to destroy that innocence and put a more vital state in its
place , one side of me clamours to make ... beloved , and believe me a mighty big
gulf is between them ; the other side of me longs to take you in my arms and let ...
My father walked to some little distance , and began reading the inscriptions on
the tombstones ; and thus occupied , he strolled into the door of a side chapel to
prosecute his researches . The General leaned against the wall , dried his eyes ...
The chains and the horse protested as Clarissa flung her body from side to side
and drenched Berenice ' s hand with profuse evidence of her pleasure . Then she
was deathly still . Berenice moved to her head and petted her as one would a ...
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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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