The sexuality of history
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The sexuality of history modernity and the sapphic, 1565-1830 by Susan Sniader Lanser

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Published .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Lesbianism,
  • Lesbians in literature,
  • Lesbian feminism,
  • Lesbians" writings,
  • History and criticism,
  • European literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-332) and index.

StatementSusan S. Lanser
LC ClassificationsPN56.L45 L36 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 345 pages
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27182889M
ISBN 10022618756X, 022618773X
ISBN 109780226187563, 9780226187730
LC Control Number2014017217

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