The Penguin book of lesbian short stories
In this wide-ranging anthology, 32 women from Britain, continental Europe and the Americas express the depth and complexity of lesbian literature. Including stories about coming-out and cross-dressing, as well as vampire tales, science fiction, parody, and romance, this collection "casts the world in a different light." -The New Republic.
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After Letty's mother died there'd been no reason to go back to Burkeville. Letty
took her newspaper from the locker behind the kitchen and filled a large glass
with the tart grape juice punch for which the cook, Mabel, was famous. 'I'm going
Letty sucked her teeth loudly, the exaggeration a part of the game they played
over the years. 'Man, I'm too old for that mess!' 'You ain't too old for me.' 'Ain't
nobody too old for you! Or too young neither, looks like.' 'Where you and that gal
Letty was stunned, but the song sounded different here, among these women.
Billie sang just to them, here. The isolation and sadness seemed less inevitable
with these women listening. Letty watched Maryalice sitting with her long legs ...
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In the last half-dozen years, collections of lesbian plays, coming-out stories, mysteries, and poetry have been published, mostly by small presses. Now, The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories ... Read full review
SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
The Wise Sappho c 191618 26
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