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Author Vicinus, Martha.
Title Intimate friends : women who loved women, 1778-1928 / Martha Vicinus.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2004]
©2004

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  HQ75.5 .V53 2004    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  HQ75.5 .V53 2004    AVAILABLE  
Author Vicinus, Martha.
Subject Lesbians -- History.
Lesbianism -- History.
Description xxxii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-302) and index.
Contents "A scheme of romantic friendship" : love and same-sex marriage -- "Emancipated females" : the Rome community -- "They venture to share the same bed" : possible impossibilities -- "The gift of love" : religion and lesbian love -- "A strenuous pleasure" : daughter-mother love -- "Passion immense and unrestrained" : destructive desires -- "Familiar misquotation" : Sapphic cross-dressing -- "A love of domination" : the mannish invert and sexual danger -- Beyond the family metaphor.
ISBN 0226855635 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52819642
Table of Contents
 List of illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
Pt. IHusband-wife coupling 
1"A scheme of romantic friendship" : love and same-sex marriage5
2"Emancipated females" : the Rome community31
Pt. IIQueer relationships 
3"They venture to share the same bed" : possible impossibilities61
4"The gift of love" : religion and lesbian love85
Pt. IIICross-age and crossed love 
5"A strenuous pleasure" : daughter-mother love113
6"Passion ... immense and unrestrained" : destructive desires143
Pt. IVModernist refashionings 
7"Familiar misquotation" : sapphic cross-dressing175
8"A love of domination" : the mannish invert and sexual danger202
 Conclusion : beyond the family metaphor229
AppThe principal intimate friends239
 Notes245
 Selected bibliography285
 Index303


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