Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Viking, 1994 - Social Science - 812 pages
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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should warn us not to form too simple a conception of the nature and genesis of
inversion , and to keep in mind the universal bisexuality of human beings . But
how are we to understand the fact that it was precisely the birth of a child who
The child will never consent , ” replied Christine sweetly . “ Oh , yes , she will ; I
will stay with her , ” said the young man , lifting the feverish little head on his arm
and passing his hand softly over the bright eyes . “ Felipa , do you not want me ?
my little , little child — the child that through some unkind trick of fateyou cannot
give me [ sic ] . And since you cannot give me a child you must sometimes
become one in order to pacify me . Oh , I know that you are big and independent
and all ...
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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
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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
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