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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Although I have included a good deal of material by twentieth-century European
and American lesbians of color (they are producing some of the most vital writing
today), I regret that I have been able to locate virtually no pre-twentieth-century ...
I argue through these selections that any generalization about what is distinctly "
lesbian" in writing is easily contradicted by numerous counterexamples. The fact
that many early-twentieth-century lesbian writers were modernists, for instance, ...
Not all lesbian-feminist writing ended with the lovers drifting off into old age
together, but in those works in which lesbian love failed it was made clear that the
obstacles to happiness were not the women's sicknesses or sins but rather the ...
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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
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