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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The exotic literary images of female same-sex relationships they created in order
to warn and/or titillate were later taken up by lesbian writers ... recent years they
have been transformed into pro-sex literary statements for lesbian delectation.
Later in literary history, in the context of different times, women writers were able
to modify some of those earlier literary images to reflect more closely the realities
they had observed. The material by male writers that has been included in this ...
Thus it was Stephen Gordon, who virtually stepped out of the pages of
sexological writing, who became a literary prototype for the lesbian in British and
American literature for many decades. Another literary model became the young
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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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