The Cambridge Companion to Lesbian Literature (Cambridge by Jodie Medd

By Jodie Medd

The Cambridge significant other to Lesbian Literature examines literary representations of lesbian sexuality, identities, and groups, from the medieval interval to the current. as well as delivering a beneficial orientation to key literary-historical sessions, severe techniques, theoretical debates and literary genres, this significant other considers the paintings of such recognized authors as Virginia Woolf, Adrienne wealthy, Audre Lorde, Alison Bechdel and Sarah Waters. Written through a bunch of major critics and masking topics as varied as lesbian hope within the lengthy eighteenth century and same-sex love in a postcolonial context, this spouse promises perception into the diversity of traditions that experience formed the current panorama of lesbian literature.

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