Sappho in Early Modern England: Female Same-Sex Literary Erotics, 1550-1714

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In "Sappho in Early Modern England, " Harriette Andreadis examines public and private expressions of female same-sex sexuality in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Before the language of modern sexual identities developed, a variety of discourses in both literary and extraliterary texts began to form a lexicon of female intimacy. Looking at accounts of non-normative female sexualities in travel narratives, anatomies, and even marital advice books, Andreadis outlines the vernacular through which a female same-sex ...

Sappho in Early Modern England: Female Same-Sex Literary Erotics, 1550-1714 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226020099

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Sappho in Early Modern England: Female Same-Sex Literary Erotics, 1550-1714 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226020082

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