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About the Author

Lillian Faderman is an internationally revered scholar of lesbian and ethnic history and literature. She is the recipient of six Lambda Literary Awards, two American Library Association Awards, and several lifetime achievement awards for her scholarship. She is the author of Surpassing the Love of mostrar mais Men and Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, both New York Times Notable Books. mostrar menos
Image credit: Susan Forrest 06-02-09 Stonewall Anniversary History panel, City of West Hollywood.

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Obras por Lillian Faderman

My Mother's Wars (2013) 27 exemplares
Speaking for ourselves (1969) 20 exemplares

Associated Works

The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader (2000) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Barbara Gittings: Gay Pioneer (2015) — Prefácio — 16 exemplares

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A scholarly book that is extremely readable and exquisitely sourced.
 
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astorianbooklover | 1 outra crítica | Mar 9, 2024 |
A relatively succinct, yet comprehensive history of lesbian women in America, which also touches on feminism, civil rights and relations between the gay and lesbian communities. As far as I am aware this is the most comprehensive work on lesbian history available. Faderman did extensive research and the book is rife with footnotes and comprised predominately of interviews conducted for this book.

Faderman is upfront about her biases, although her disbelief in "congenitalism" may make modern readers uncomfortable. She does seem to view the 80's as a terminal point in lesbian history, and it would be interesting to see her characterize the 90's and 00's.
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settingshadow | 9 outras críticas | Aug 19, 2023 |
Longer review later. I bring tidbits from this book up all the time in discussion lately, and I'm hoping to get Sam to read it, too. Not perfect and I don't agree with everything she says, but very good, well-researched, and SO interesting.
 
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caedocyon | 9 outras críticas | May 8, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
19
Also by
5
Membros
3,655
Popularidade
#6,925
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
29
ISBN
74
Línguas
5
Marcado como favorito
5

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