Historical, Literary, and Erotic Aspects of Lesbianism: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Historical, Literary, and Erotic Aspects of Lesbianism

1st Edition


182 pages

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Paperback: 9780918393210
pub: 1986-09-01
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In this thought-provoking book on lesbian history, literature, and sexuality, a diverse group of knowledgeable contributors addresses the subject of women and homosexuality. Topics deal with lesbian history, change and disparity, the lesbian corporate experience, the politics of Willa Cather's lesbianism, confronting internalized oppression in sex therapy with lesbians, and more.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Introduction
  • From Lesbian Heroine to Devoted Wife: Or, What the Stage Would Allow
  • Love Between Women in 1928: Why Progressivism Is Not Always Progress
  • Strange Country This: Lesbianism and North American Indian Tribes
  • The Lesbian Corporate Experience
  • To Write “Like a Woman”: Transformations of Identity in the Work of Willa Cather
  • My Gay Antonia: The Politics of Willa Cather's Lesbianism
  • Confronting Internalized Oppression in Sex Therapy With Lesbians
  • Sexual Fulfillment of Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Women
  • Lesbian History: A History of Change and Disparity
  • Lesbians Over 65: A Triply Invisible Minority
  • A Note on May Sarton
  • A Portrait of the Older Lesbian
  •  Reference Notes Included
  • Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies