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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Bibliographic Details
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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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: "Are Girls Necessary?"; Introduction: "I Have a Narrative"; Part I: "Tell the Lacadaemonians"; 1. Willa Cather's New World Histories; 2. Mary Renault's Greek Drama; Part II: "Love Is Writing"; 3. Washington, James, (Toklas), and Stein; 4. Djuna Barnes, Memory, and Forgetting; 5. Virginia Woolf and the Sexual Histories of Literature; Afterword: "Reading and the Experiences of Everyday Life"; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.