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Author Castle, Terry.

Title The apparitional lesbian : female homosexuality and modern culture / Terry Castle.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.89206643 CAST    DUE 10-12-19
Physical description x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and culture.
Gender and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-290) and index.
Summary In literary images of lesbianism from Defoe and Diderot to Virginia Woolf and Djuna Barnes, noted author Castle traces the history of the "apparitional lesbian" and the evolution of lesbian sensibility from 1750 to the present, showing that a "real" lesbian can be identified in culture, history, and literature before the modern era. 30 illustrations.
Subject Lesbianism in literature.
Women in literature.
Homosexuality and literature.
Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0231076525