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 dinner I asked if she would mind if I took a bath. Since I had started working
at age thirteen, I had a need to break the work day from my own time by taking a
bath. The hot water marked the border between my world and theirs. Tonight ...
No one asked you what it was for or where it came from. We remembered that
day for ever. The next day we told all the other houses about it. Some people
from other houses said things to you, like they'd heard about it and wished they
In an attempt to establish common ground, we asked them at what season they
mated with and then devoured their males. Imagine our embarrassment when we
discovered that those individuals with whom we were conversing were males!
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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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