Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928 (2020)

Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928 Martha Vicinus Intimate Friends Women Who Loved Women Intimate Friends explores the fascinating history of the erotic friendships of educated English and American women over the year period leading up to the publication of Radclyffe Hall s landm
  • Title: Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928
  • Author: Martha Vicinus
  • ISBN: 9780226855646
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback
Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928 Martha Vicinus Intimate Friends explores the fascinating history of the erotic friendships of educated English and American women over the 150 year period leading up to the 1928 publication of Radclyffe Hall s landmark novel, The Well of Loneliness Distinguished scholar Martha Vicinus explores all female communities, liaisons between younger and older women, the female rake, and even moIntimate Friends explores the fascinating history of the erotic friendships of educated English and American women over the 150 year period leading up to the 1928 publication of Radclyffe Hall s landmark novel, The Well of Loneliness Distinguished scholar Martha Vicinus explores all female communities, liaisons between younger and older women, the female rake, and even mother daughter affection Women, she reveals, drew upon a rich religious vocabulary to describe elusive and complex erotic feelings Drawing upon diaries, letters, and other archival sources, Vicinus brings to life a variety of well known and historically less recognized women, ranging from the predatory Ann Lister who documented her sexual activities in code to Mary Benson the wife of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the coterie of wealthy Anglo American lesbians living in Paris In vivid and colorful prose, Intimate Friends offers a remarkable picture of women navigating the uncharted territory of same sex desire.
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One thought on “Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928

  1. Tara Calaby

    This is an extremely thorough reference to many well known intimate relationships between women during a 150 year period I think it would be the ideal jumping off point for anyone interested in any of the women included, as the bibliography is impressive and Vicinus s accounts are well supported This feels a lot like a collection of biographies in many ways, and is possibly too specific for a lot of wider academic application because of that That doesn t mean it isn t a very important study of l [...]

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