Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories / Julie Abraham.

Are girls necessary?'' asks Julie Abraham in this provocative study of 20th-century lesbian writing. Examining the development of lesbian writing in English across the 20th Century, Abraham identifies a shift from this r̀̀omance'' model to a more complicated h̀̀istory''...

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Main Author: Abraham, Julie.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
Edition:1st University of Minnesota Press ed.
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Summary:Are girls necessary?'' asks Julie Abraham in this provocative study of 20th-century lesbian writing. Examining the development of lesbian writing in English across the 20th Century, Abraham identifies a shift from this r̀̀omance'' model to a more complicated h̀̀istory'' model. The great modernists, Woolf and Stein, as well as the popular writers of succeeding generations, like Mary Renault, looked to historical narratives, creating an important change in the way the l̀̀esbian story'' is built. The possibilities in lesbian writing, from the early romance plots through to the post-1960s liberati.
Item Description:Originally published: New York : Routledge, 1996.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxiv, 213 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-206) and index.
ISBN:9780816666584
081666658X