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The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories by…

The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories

by Margaret Reynolds (Editor)

Other authors: Kathy Acker (Contributor), Dorothy Allison (Contributor), Margaret Atwood (Contributor), Ann Bannon (Contributor), Djuna Barnes (Contributor)28 more, Alison Bechdel (Contributor), Nicole Brossard (Contributor), Rebecca Brown (Contributor), Pat Califia (Contributor), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Contributor), Isak Dinesen (Contributor), Emma Donoghue (Contributor), Frances Gapper (Contributor), Jewelle Gomez (Contributor), H.D. (Contributor), Radclyffe Hall (Contributor), Catherine Hopkins (Contributor), Sarah Orne Jewett (Contributor), Anna Livia (Contributor), Sara Maitland (Contributor), Katherine Mansfield (Contributor), Merril Mushroom (Contributor), Joan Nestle (Contributor), Anais Nin (Contributor), Beth Nugent (Contributor), Jayne Anne Phillips (Contributor), Jane Rule (Contributor), Gertrude Stein (Contributor), Dorothy Strachey (Contributor), Renee Vivien (Contributor), Jeanette Winterson (Contributor), Monique Wittig (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor)

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A mixed bag - my reading progress was all stop-and-start. ( )
  claudinec | Jun 14, 2017 |
In this anthology, Margaret Reynolds brings together the work of 32 women from Britain, Europe and the Americas, including three specially commissioned pieces, covering nearly a century of lesbian writing, from Sarah Orne Jewett (1897) to Jeanette Winterson (1993).
  QAHC_CCCL | Aug 18, 2009 |
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In this wide-ranging anthology, 32 women from Britain, continental Europe and the Americas express the depth and complexity of lesbian literature. Including stories about coming-out and cross-dressing, as well as vampire tales, science fiction, parody, and romance, this collection "casts the world in a different light." -The New Republic.… (more)

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