Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

21 février 2012|
Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America de Lillian Faderman
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As Lillian Faderman writes, there are "no constants with regard to lesbianism," except that lesbians prefer women. In this groundbreaking book, she reclaims the history of lesbian life in twentieth-century America, tracing the evolution of lesbian identity and subcultures from early networks to more recent diverse lifestyles. She draws from journals, unpublished manuscripts, songs, media accounts, novels, medical literature, pop culture artifacts, and oral histories by lesbians of all ages and backgrounds, uncovering a narrative of uncommon depth and originality.

Lillian Faderman is professor emerita of English at California State University, Fresno, and author of the award-winning Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present and Scotch Verdict: Miss Pirie and Miss Woods v. Dame Cumming Gordon. She is also the author of Naked in the ...
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Titre :Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :373 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :373 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 po
Publié le :21 février 2012
Publié par :Columbia University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780231074896

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