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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Later in literary history , in the context of different times , women writers were able
to modify some of those earlier literary ... Can a woman be considered a “ lesbian
” because she wrote passionate , erotic letters to another woman - as Emily ...
With the initial successes of the feminist movement , which helped to usher
women into higher education and the middle ... crushes ” ( all terms coined to
describe a college female ' s falling in love with a woman professor or fellow
student ) .
1974 volume , A Woman Is Talking to Death , also reveals her identification with
the powerless and outcasts of history and the present . Her workingclass , lesbian
- feminist identity politics remains implicit or explicit in much of her poetry .
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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
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