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The Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture Terry Castle

The Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture

Terry Castle

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ISBN : 9780231076524
Hardcover
307 pages
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In literary images of lesbianism from Defoe and Diderot to Virginia Woolf and Djuna Barnes, noted author Castle traces the history of the apparitional lesbian and the evolution of lesbian sensibility from 1750 to the present, showing that a realMoreIn literary images of lesbianism from Defoe and Diderot to Virginia Woolf and Djuna Barnes, noted author Castle traces the history of the apparitional lesbian and the evolution of lesbian sensibility from 1750 to the present, showing that a real lesbian can be identified in culture, history, and literature before the modern era. 30 illustrations.