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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

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As Lillian Faderman writes, there are no constants with regard to lesbianism, except that lesbians prefer women. In this groundbreaking book, she reclaims the history of lesbian life in twentieth-century America, tracing the evolution of lesbian identity and subcultures from early networks to more recent diverse lifestyles. She draws from journals, unpublished manuscripts, songs, media accounts, novels, medical literature, pop culture artifacts, and oral histories by lesbians of all ages and backgrounds, uncovering a narrative of uncommon depth and originality.

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9780231074896
Author:
Faderman, Lillian
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Publication Date:
20120231
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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