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Surpassing the love of men : romantic friendship and love between women from the Renaissance to the present

Author: Lillian Faderman
Publisher: New York : William Morrow and Company, 1981 ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Morrow Quill paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A classic of its kind, this fascinating cultural history draws on everything from private correspondence to pornography to explore five hundred years of friendship and love between women. Surpassing the Love of Men throws a new light on shifting theories of female sexuality and the changing status of women over the centuries.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Faderman, Lillian.
Surpassing the love of men.
(OCoLC)987944646
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Faderman
ISBN: 0688003966 9780688003968
OCLC Number: 6861958
Awards: Gay Book Award (American Library Association), 1982
Description: 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Lesbianism in a phallocentric universe. Lesbianism and the libertines ; What do women do? ; Eighteenth-century fantasy and the lesbian image ; Transvestism : persecution and impunity --
The enshrinement of romantic friendship. The revival of same-sex love : sixteenth and seventeenth centuries ; The "fashion" of romantic friendship in the eighteenth century ; The battle of the sexes ; Romantic friendship in eighteenth-century literature ; Romantic friendship in eighteenth-century life --
Part II. The nineteenth century. Loving friends. The asexual woman ; Kindred spirits ; New women ; Boston marriage ; Love and "women who live by their brains" --
The reaction. The rise of antifeminism ; The contributions of the sexologists ; Lesbian exoticism ; Lesbian evil --
Part III. The twentieth century. Sophistication. The last breath of innocence ; The spread of medical "knowledge" ; Keeping women down ; Fiction as a weapon ; Internalization and rebellion --
When it changed. The rise of lesbian-feminism ; Writing lesbian ; Romantic friendship and lesbian love.
Responsibility: Lillian Faderman.

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A classic of its kind, this fascinating cultural history draws on everything from private correspondence to pornography to explore five hundred years of friendship and love between women. Surpassing the Love of Men throws a new light on shifting theories of female sexuality and the changing status of women over the centuries.

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