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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'Un joli corps' A pretty body. Mine, a pretty body. I had never thought of my body
till that minute. A body! I had a body - and it was pretty. What was it like? I must
look at it. There was still time. She wouldn't be coming yet. I lighted the candle, ...
Cyprine juices, urine. Orgasm and labour as two sides of the same entity. Your
bodies, lesbian lover and daughter. I write so I won't engulf and hurt your bodies
and so as to find in them my void, my centre. War measures. Interned by the
Her body, her texture makes my blood turn. She whispers. Her daughter-mother's
lips. Shifty weather makes us die between two waters. A big white monkey puts
his arms about her. I have split her soul in two: girl's sex. Humanity passes over ...
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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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