Table of Contents:
  • Preface. Are girls necessary?
  • Introduction. I have a narrative
  • Willa Cather's new world histories
  • Mary Renault's Greek drama
  • Washington, James, (Toklas), and Stein
  • Djuna Barnes, memory, and forgetting
  • Virginia Woolf and the sexual histories of literature
  • Afterword. Reading and the experiences of everyday life.