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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Such relationships were so common in the eighteenth century that the term "
romantic friendship" was coined to describe them. But what did these romantic
friendships mean to the women who experienced them? The literature reflects
that for ...
der the name of Michael Field, contrasted the smiting darts of Eros with their own
gentle romantic friendship. Perhaps some of these romantic friends felt free to
indulge in eroticism together but, like men, did not consider their lovemaking ...
Romantic friendship, as it was played out in the course of several centuries,
however, usually appears to have required some degree of leisure, the luxury of
long-letter writing, for example, and the time to develop shared sensibilities and ...
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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
The Ladies of Llangollen Lady Eleanor Butler
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