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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It began to swell and fade with a rhythm of its own; a rhythm she knew too well
and feared. Slowly the heat mounted to her face, the sweat came out on her body
. She began to turn back and forth in bed, hating herself and trying to stop it, but ...
We all looked at one another quickly. We looked at everyone at the table except
you. You didn't look at anyone. You willed the thing to happen. I knew. No one
else knew, but I did. You knew I did. We all felt ashamed. I felt ashamed. I wanted
She knew that he wasn't. He was far too fastidious a man to be involved in
anything he would think of as messy. Gillian's conscience about him was
perfectly clear. She did do good works. She was a good mother. And she knew
more clearly ...
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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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