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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You flee, a fluid parting, Your hair falls in gentle tangles; Your voice — a
treacherous tide; Your arms — supple reeds, Long river reeds, their embrace
Enlaces, chokes, strangles savagely, Deep in the waves, an agony Extinguished
in a night ...
Tall as the Giralda and as fair, Darkling eye and golden hair! Golden hair and
darkling eye, Where the golden sorrows ever lie, Velvet prisoners they are, and
wild; One, a woman weeping for a child, (Her own childhood lost among the
Her hair went reaching down and down With little arms that hugged and slipped.
And it was gold and it was brown. Her little feet, they twinkled, tripped, And
sweetly, foolishly, they skipped. Her sister kissed her on the eyes Where hidden ...
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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
The Ladies of Llangollen Lady Eleanor Butler
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