Journal of the History of Sexuality. How Poetry Saved My Life: They argued that women should abandon support of heterosexuality and stop sleeping with men, encouraging women to rid men "from your beds and your heads. Allison 90 books friends. More are added as I find them and this is NOT intended to be totally comprehensive. Because there was not even a lesbian side character.
Certain canonical male authors of the nineteenth century also incorporated lesbian themes into their work. Young protagonists who worried that they might be gay would invariably conclude that their same-sex attraction was simply a temporary stage in the journey toward heterosexual adulthood. Lesbian literature includes works by lesbian authors, as well as lesbian-themed works by heterosexual authors. Retrieved 26 April Retrieved August 20,
Retrieved August 20, Yet as early as , Frances V. Though lesbian literature had not yet evolved as a distinct genre in English in the 19th century, lesbian writers like the essayist and supernatural fiction writer Vernon Lee sometimes hinted at lesbian subtexts in their work  or, like Lee's lover Amy Levy , wrote love poems to women using the voice of a heterosexual man. While gay male novels had more cross-over appeal and often became mid-list sellers in mainstream publishing houses, lesbian literature, depending on smaller presses, developed smaller but 'respectable' audiences.
Please consider adding Inanna Publications to the publisher resources. I also have now oldish reviews on this site. As with Gay Liberation , the lesbian feminism understanding of the lesbian potential in all women was at odds with the minority-rights framework of the Gay Rights movement. Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers. A New Spelling of My Name. Fabiola Joseph Goodreads Author.