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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Jewett's most assiduous biographers have been unable to find any trace of a
heterosexual love interest in her life. When her poet friend John Green- leaf
Whittier asked her, "Sarah, was thee ever in love?" she replied, blushing, "No!
The narrator of My Antonia, for example, is nominally a heterosexual male, but
his interests, experiences, haunts, and attitudes have generally been associated
with femaleness, and thus the character can easily be read as lesbian. Cather ...
ing a heterosexual past, or sometimes claiming bisexuality, which, in certain eras,
was not as shocking as "full-blown lesbianism." Some writers, such as Katherine
Mansfield, were indeed bisexual, but while the heterosexual subject matter of ...
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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
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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
Mens Writing on Romantic Friendship
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