The Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture

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Columbia University Press, 1993 - Social Science - 307 pages
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Scooped! surveys the impact of tabloid journalism in America and reveals that crime news and reporting say much about a society fascinated by sleaze and violence. David Krajicek raises important questions about how and why certain crimes are reported, and the ways in which these representations are framing debates concerning crime policy and the criminal justice system. He challenges journalists--in the tabloid, television, and otherwise "respectable" news media--to fulfill their mission to inform, and not inflame, the public.

  

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I read this book last May, and I sort of wish I had written it as my dissertation. Terry Castle's case about the ghostly presence of women who love women is extremely convincing and has helped to ... Read full review

Contents

A Polemical Introduction or The Ghost of Greta Garbo
1
First Ed
21
The Apparitional Lesbian
28
Sylvia Townsend Warner and the Counterplot of Lesbian Fiction
66
The Diaries of Anne Lister
92
Marie Antoinette Obsession
107
Haunted by Olive Chancellor
150
The Gaiety of Janet Flanner
186
In Praise of Brigitte Fassbaender A Musical Emanation
200
Notes
239
Works Cited
275
Index
291
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About the author (1993)

Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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