Erotica: Women's Writing from Sappho to Margaret Atwood

Erotica: Women's Writing from Sappho to Margaret Atwood

by Margaret Reynolds
     
 

"This collection shows that women have seen themselves as aggressive and receptive lovers, as well as philosophically sexual and loving partners, since the beginning of recorded history."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Here is the first collection of female erotic writing through the ages, and the first to reveal the form's amazing scope—as

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"This collection shows that women have seen themselves as aggressive and receptive lovers, as well as philosophically sexual and loving partners, since the beginning of recorded history."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Here is the first collection of female erotic writing through the ages, and the first to reveal the form's amazing scope—as multifaceted as the sexuality of women themselves. EROTICA reveals the history of women's erotic writing and reexamines the literary expression of female sexuality. Included in this unique anthology are: Kathy Acker, Jane Austen, Anne Boleyn, Kate Copin, H.D., Radclyffe Hall, Edna O'Brien, Vita Sackville-West, Stevie Smith, Marina Tsvetayeva, Virginia Woolf, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449907528
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/03/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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