Chloe Plus Olivia: 2an Anthology of Lesbian and Bisexual Literature from the 17th Century to Th
Lesbian and bisexual literature over the past four centuries, tracing the evolution of the genre from romantic friendship, through the exotic and evil, to the explicitly sexual. An example of exotic and evil is provided by Sheridan Le Fanu's 1872 vampire novella, Carmilla. By the author of Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers.
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Renee Vivien, who declared that Louys was her mentor and brought her poems
to him for criticism, depicted the lesbian as fatally gorgeous, mysterious,
accomplished in the "delicate art of . . . vice," a thing of subtle, disturbing, and
... house and hearth for my eyes' weariness. . . . (%enee Vivien (Pauline Tarn) (
1877-1909) Pauline Tarn, an Anglo-American, took the name Renee Vivien (
which suggests rebirth and life) when she decided, after an unhappy youth in
A more recent critic, Karla Jay, has convincingly explained that Vivien was daring
as a woman poet in even broaching her subject matter, and that it would be ...
FURTHER READING: The Muse of the Violets: Poems by Renee Vivien, trans.
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CHLOE PLUS OLIVIA: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the PresentUser Review - Kirkus
To lead off her anthology of lesbian literature, Faderman (English and Lesbian Studies/California State Univ., Fresno; Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, not reviewed, etc.) has chosen...Montaigne. He's ... Read full review
Chloe plus Olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the seventeenth century to the presentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Faderman's (Surpassing the Love of Men, 1981) substantial compilation of literature about love between women includes works from over 75 European and North American writers from the 17th through the ... Read full review
Mens Writing on Romantic Friendship
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