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The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction

The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction A groundbreaking volume from Lamda Award winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices from twenty seven countries

  • Title: The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction
  • Author: Naomi Holoch Joan Nestle N. Holden
  • ISBN: 9780679759522
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • A groundbreaking volume from Lamda Award winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices from twenty seven countries spanning six continents and offers glimpses of lesbian life in unfamilar, often exotic climes.We follow an Irish woman as she travels through time in search of a wronged mA groundbreaking volume from Lamda Award winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices from twenty seven countries spanning six continents and offers glimpses of lesbian life in unfamilar, often exotic climes.We follow an Irish woman as she travels through time in search of a wronged maiden, and anticipate the harrowing fate of a married Indian woman who pursues pleasure with her female lover under the shadow of her husbands suspicious rage We meet a teacher in Barcelona who locks herself up in her grandmother s house with her young Columbian student, and witness a Slovenian woman s rendezvous with her long dead lover.This collection includes the work of familiar writers, as well as a number never before published in English From the West Indies to Eastern Europe, the Middle East to Southeast Asia, Latin America to South Africa, the distinctive stories found in these pages evoke the diverse political, cultural, emotional, and sexual landscapes of each writer s life A groundbreaking volume from the Lamda Award winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, who also wrote the introduction, this collections evokes the universal urgency of persistent desire.Table of Contents Mary Dorcey, Ireland from A Noise from the WoodshedMakeda Sivera, Jamaica Caribbean ChameleonMireille Best, France St phanie s BookChristina Peri Rossi, Uruguay Final Judgement and Singing in the DesertShani Mootoo, India Trinidad CanadaLemon ScentMarguerite Yourcenar, BelgiumSappho or SuicideEmma Donoghue, IrelandLooking for PetronillaSylvia Molloy, Argentinafrom Certificate of AbsenceDale Gunthorp, South Africa GypsophilaKaren Williams, South Africa The Came at DawnCynthia Price, South Africa Lesbian BedroomsAlifa Rifaat, EgyptMy World of the UnknownYasmin V Tambiah, Sri Lanka The Civil War, Sandalwood, Transl iter ation I, and Transl iter ation II for Aruna and Giti Dionne Brand, Trinidad Madame Alaird s BreastsViolette Leduc, France from L AphyxieAnchee Min, Chinafrom Red AzaleaGerd Brantenberg, Norway from Four WindsEsther Tusquets, Spain from The Same Sea as Every SummerKaren Susan Fessel, Germany Lost FacesMar 237 a Eugenia Alegr a Nu ez, Cuba The Girl Typist Who Worked for a Provincial Ministry of CultureNgahuia Te Awekatuku, Aotearoa New Zealand Paretipua, Old Man Tuna, andWatching the Big GirlsDacia Maraini, Italy from Letters to MarinaRosamar a Roffiel, Mexico Forever Lasts Only a Full MoonAnna Blaman, Hollandfrom Lonely AdventureChrista Winsloe, Germany from The Child ManuelaAchy Obejas, Cuba WatersNicole Brossard, Canadafrom Mauve DesertGila Svirsky, Israel Meeting NataliaMaureen Duffy, Englandfrom The MicrocosmJeanne D Arc Jutras, Canada from Georgie Suzana Tratni, Slovenia Under the Ironwood TreesElena Georgiou, CyprusAphrodite s VisionEtel Adnan, Lebanon from In the Heart of the Heart of Another CountryGina Schein, Australia Minnie Gets Married

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    1. I really enjoyed this collection! There are a lot of really interesting and really great short stories in here, and there's such a wide scope of stories, themes, and perspectives.


    2. I am as surprised as you that I actually read this book. I bought it basically on impulse, and before I begin the always enjoyable, mercilessly ripping it apart book "review" process, let me say that I'm glad I read it, in the sense that I had never really considered what was contained inside the INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN FICTION canon, and having read the book, I now know a lot more about INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN FICTION than I even considered possible. And broadening horizons is always a worthwhile p [...]



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