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Wn personal experience in presenting their lesbian characters Besides revealing the courage of these women in a hostile environment she examines the negative morality in the minds of some of them and reassesses their ideas from a feminist standpoint In her introductory chapters the author looks at the way love between women has been viewed by society from ancient times to the present; how the Christian church treated both male and female inversion as a punisha. Obsolete book published in 1975 that describes a bunch of lesbian writers and the novels they wrote from the late 19th and earth 20th centuries think Colette Gertrude Stein Virginia Woolf Natalie Barney et al It was depressing to read about them because they were so full of self loathing and hatred for the whole lesbian condition Then she goes on to describe the state of the lesbian world as it currently was in the mid 1970s All I can say is I am SO glad I was just a little girl then and not able to come out How depressing

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Believing that love is best described in a work of art Jane Rule has chosen for this study of lesbianism the work of brilliantly articulate lesbian writers such as Gertrude Stein Colette Vita Sachville West and Willa Cather Her concern is to discover what images of lesbians these and other lesbian writers have portrayed in fiction biography and autobiography and in particular how they were influenced by religious and psychological concepts as well as their o. Jane Rule is one of my favorite authors and her fiction and some other essay collections Hot Eyed Moderate have stood the test of time better This one first published in 1975 now reads like history But it s a history that young people who didn t grow up in those times should be familiar with She uses the writings of a dozen lesbian authors to illustrate what the cultural normsprescriptions stereotypes of women in homosexual AND heterosexual relationships were through the late 19th and 20th centuries up to publication

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Ble sin; and how psychiatry evolved out of the same ancient prejudices that cripple the church What was “sin” became “sickness” and “punishment” was replaced with “treatment” In her final chapter Jane Rule looks at the dramatic changes that came about with the advent of the women’s movement and the occasionally bitter and painful infighting among lesbians and feminists expressing ultimately a feeling of hope and optimism for a positive futu. library


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  1. says:

    Jane Rule is one of my favorite authors and her fiction and some other essay collections Hot Eyed Moderate have stood the test of time better This one first published in 1975 now reads like history But it's a history that young people who didn't grow up in those times should be familiar with She uses the writings of a doz

  2. says:

    Obsolete book published in 1975 that describes a bunch of lesbian writers and the novels they wrote from the late 19th and earth 20th centuries think Colette Gertrude Stein Virginia Woolf Natalie Barney et al It was depressing to read about them because they were so full of self loathing and hatred for the whole lesbian condition Then she goes on to describe the state of the lesbian world as it currently was in the mid 1970s All I

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    library

  4. says:

    reminded me of a college textbook

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