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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And play at butch and femme is exactly what many lesbians did in the 1950s. Ann
Bannon's novels reflect this phenomenon, and their roots in the common
experience of their time were what made her work so important to her readers.
Joan Nestle lived in that lost world before feminism and her tender fictionalized
memories in 'Esther's Story' are embarrassed but proud of the bravery of both
butch and femme, seeing in that style an ironic and politicized resistance to ...
You notice a woman you've never seen before sitting at a table, and you are
attracted to her. She has short hair and is wearing some makeup, but she is not
obviously femmie-looking. You are not sure if she is femme or butch — a critical
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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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