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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Bending her head over the tea, Mistress Mary heard in her gut the usual battle
between gall and compassion. Behind an oak, Margaret was shivering as she
nipped her muslin skirts between her knees. If she stood narrow as a sapling she
In the April evenings, Mistress Mary entertained the household with recitations
and English country dances. Her Ladyship looked on, her hair whiter by the day.
They argued over the number of buttons on the girls' boots. When she grew up, ...
Mistress Mary had taken to writing a story in the bright July evenings. What was it
about? 'Disappointment,' she murmured, and would tell no more. Feeling
neglected, Margaret became clumsier, tripping over shoes and toppling an
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SARAH ORNE JEWETT Marthas Lady 1897
RENEE VIVIEN Prince Charming 1904 translated
The Wise Sappho c 191618 26
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