Lesbian erotica of the 1920s through the 1940s had a bold new cast to it. Unlike the tender and affectionate eroticism of the Victorian era with its naughty schoolgirls, convent antics and ladies-in-waiting, the 20th century tales brought verisimilitude and fantasy together. While Radclyffe Hall was being prosecuted for obscenity for her depiction of 'Sapphics' and 'inverts' in her classic lesbian novel The Well of Loneliness, the poet Renee Vivienne and Anais Nin were penning lurid and lustful tales of very bad girls while yearning for Henry Miller's wife, June.... steam rose from the two old bathtubs, made of enameled iron with claw feet and set in doorless cubicles; steam rose from the showers, too, which had heavy canvas curtains and wooden drain floors set over cement. On the benches which anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Golden Age of Lesbian Erotica|
|Author||:||Victoria A. Brownworth, Judith M. Redding|
|Publisher||:||Magic Carpet Books - 2007-01-01|