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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At length she landed at Dartmouth , where she soon provided herself with linnen ,
and thence went to Totness , where she assumed the title of a doctor of physic ,
and took lodgings in the house of one Mrs . Baytree . Here she soon became ...
Madame and Mademoiselle came scurrying out of their rooms in alarm ; a lamp
burned always on the lobby , and seeing me , they soon learned the cause of my
terror . I insisted on our knocking at Carmilla ' s door . Our knocking was ...
Soon the flow was a tide that left Gilda weak . She pulled the suckling girl away
and closed the wound . Gilda sat with the Girl curled in her lap until the fire died .
As the sun crept into the dark room she carried the Girl upstairs to the bedroom ...
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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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