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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I know a name — Evguenia Souline ; perhaps it is your true name perhaps not -
but to me you will never be anything but Soulina , because by that name I first
loved you . I know that you are afraid of life . This I think I knew the moment I met
This interpretation did not strike me ; and I fancied , perhaps luckily for my nerves
, that the arrangement was prescribed simply to secure a companion , who would
prevent my taking too much exercise , or eating unripe fruit , or doing any of the ...
The very next day perhaps she would get up at six , put on her cloak , and walk
all the way from Kensington to the river . She was so thankful that she had not
sacrificed her right to go and look at things when they are at their best - before ...
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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
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