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The Resource Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories, Julie Abraham

Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories, Julie Abraham

Label
Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories
Title
Are girls necessary?
Title remainder
lesbian writing and modern histories
Statement of responsibility
Julie Abraham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Are girls necessary?'' asks Julie Abraham in this provocative study of 20th-century lesbian writing. Examining the development of lesbian writing in English across the 20th Century, Abraham identifies a shift from this ̀̀romance'' model to a more complicated ̀̀history'' model. The great modernists, Woolf and Stein, as well as the popular writers of succeeding generations, like Mary Renault, looked to historical narratives, creating an important change in the way the ̀̀lesbian story'' is built. The possibilities in lesbian writing, from the early romance plots through to the post-1960s liberati
Cataloging source
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Abraham, Julie
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lesbians' writings, American
  • Lesbians' writings, English
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbians in literature
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Lesbians in literature
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbians' writings, American
  • Lesbians' writings, English
  • Women and literature
  • English-speaking countries
Label
Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories, Julie Abraham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Routledge, 1996
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "Are Girls Necessary?"; Introduction: "I Have a Narrative"; Part I: "Tell the Lacadaemonians"; 1. Willa Cather's New World Histories; 2. Mary Renault's Greek Drama; Part II: "Love Is Writing"; 3. Washington, James, (Toklas), and Stein; 4. Djuna Barnes, Memory, and Forgetting; 5. Virginia Woolf and the Sexual Histories of Literature; Afterword: "Reading and the Experiences of Everyday Life"; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn318223265
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st University of Minnesota Press ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666584
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj68h
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318223265
Label
Are girls necessary? : lesbian writing and modern histories, Julie Abraham
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Routledge, 1996
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "Are Girls Necessary?"; Introduction: "I Have a Narrative"; Part I: "Tell the Lacadaemonians"; 1. Willa Cather's New World Histories; 2. Mary Renault's Greek Drama; Part II: "Love Is Writing"; 3. Washington, James, (Toklas), and Stein; 4. Djuna Barnes, Memory, and Forgetting; 5. Virginia Woolf and the Sexual Histories of Literature; Afterword: "Reading and the Experiences of Everyday Life"; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn318223265
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st University of Minnesota Press ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666584
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj68h
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318223265

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