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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The light of her young life cast no shadow on either young or old companions,
her pretty clothes never seemed to make other girls look dull or out of fashion.
When she went away up the street in Miss Harriet's carriage to take the slow train
Sometimes I was possessed by longing, but I didn't know for what - for some
vague blessing, some unimaginable satisfaction, which seemed to be
tantalizingly near but which, all the same, I knew was unattainable - a blessing,
which, if I could ...
It seemed like a thousand nights ago. She didn't really want to be noticed now.
She only wanted to watch, to be absorbed in these gay faces, in the idioms, the
milieu. 'What'll you have?' She realized the bartender was leaning stiff-armed on
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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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