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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As socially troublesome as women's attempt to steal the male sexual prerogative
of penetration may have been, however, there is also abundant evidence to
suggest that women of other centuries could dress or comport themselves in a ...
For example, Krafft-Ebing says of a female sexual invert who learned to eschew
sexual expression, "She became a decent, sexually at least, neutral person."
Moreover, these sexologists' strong Victorian convictions about appropriate
Her preference for men's clothes and occupations such as riding, hunting, and
playing male roles on stage made her a likely subject for exploration in Havelock
Ellis's studies of sexual inversion, but Ellis dismissed the possibility that she was
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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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