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Author Ladenson, Elisabeth.
Title Proust's lesbianism / Elisabeth Ladenson.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.

Author Ladenson, Elisabeth.
Subject Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922. À la recherche du temps perdu.
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 -- Characters -- Lesbians.
Lesbians in literature.
Homosexuality in literature.
Homosexuality and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (156 pages)
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Contents Cover; Proust's Lesbianism; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Text; Introduction: Pussy Galore and the Daughters of Bilitis; 1 Sexual/Textual Inversion; 2 Gomorrah and Sodom; 3 Reading between the Blinds; 4 The Evolution of Gomorrah; 5 Mothers and Daughters:The Origins of Gomorrah; Conclusion: Proust, Marcel, and Gender Theory; Index.
Summary For Decades, Elisabeth Ladenson says, critics have misread or ignored a crucial element in Marcel Proust's fiction - his representation of lesbians. Her challenging new book definitively establishes the centrality of lesbianism as sexual obsession and aesthetic model in Proust's vast novel A la recherche du temps perdu.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781501724442 (electronic bk.)
1501724444 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1045001895
Additional Format Print version: Ladenson, Elisabeth. Proust's Lesbianism. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2018 9780801435959

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