The Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture

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Columbia University Press, 1993 - Social Science - 307 pages
In essays on literary images of lesbianism from Defoe and Diderot to Virginia Woolf and Djuna Barnes, on the homosexual reputation of Marie Antoinette, on the lesbian writings of Anne Lister, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Janet Flanner, and on Henry James's The Bostonians, Castle shows how a lesbian presence can be identified in the literature, history, and culture of the past three centuries.

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THE APPARITIONAL LESBIAN: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture

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Lively essays (some previously published in the Kenyon Review, etc.) on the representation of lesbians in literature and history. Readers acquainted with gay history will be on familiar ground here ... Read full review

The apparitional lesbian: female homosexuality and modern culture

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With the recent explosion in the number of gay and lesbian fiction titles, it should come as no surprise that next would follow a spate of similar studies from academia. Here is yet another. Castle ... Read full review

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