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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... perhaps it will make you laugh - it may be foolish in me but I love you so well
sometimes — not that I do not always — but more dearly sometimes — and with
such a desire to see you that I find myself addressing you almost ere I ' m aware .
That sensibility is suggested sometimes by an expression of strong feminist
values — a jaundiced look at heterosexual institutions such as marriage , a
yearning for agency and independence - coupled with a determined flexibility in
Sometimes I dream about Katy ' s arms . I remember wandering into the nursery
and picking up my wife ' s baby , dozing for a while with the poignant , amazing
warmth of an infant in my lap , and finally returning to the kitchen to find Yuriko ...
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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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