Dangerous intimacies toward a sapphic history of the British novel by Lisa Lynne Moore

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Lesbianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Historiography,
  • Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Lesbianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Historiography,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Femininity in literature,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
  • Women -- Sexual behavior -- History,
  • Lesbianism in literature,
  • Lesbians in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index.

Book details

StatementLisa L. Moore.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR858.L46 M66 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL662133M
ISBN 100822320363, 0822320495
LC Control Number97007609

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