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.
Results 1-3 of 90
Although I have included a good deal of material by twentieth-century European
and American lesbians of color (they are producing some of the most vital writing
today), I regret that I have been able to locate virtually no pre-twentieth-century ...
I argue through these selections that any generalization about what is distinctly "
lesbian" in writing is easily contradicted by numerous counterexamples. The fact
that many early-twentieth-century lesbian writers were modernists, for instance, ...
With level eyes, as in the Trinity God looks across and worships. However, while
their love poetry is often in the tradition of romantic friendship, some poems seem
to display an erotic awareness that suggests that Michael Field's writing may be ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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
Chloe plus Olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the seventeenth century to the presentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
52 other sections not shown