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      This page includes information on General Topics, Aesthetics, Ethics, History, Literature, Politics, Psychology, Queer Theory, and Religion.

      You can order copies of the Journal of Lesbian Studies, edited by Esther D. Rothblum, from The Haworth Press, at this postal address: The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580. Free samples copies of this journal are available to libraries and faculty with library recommendation.


      General Topics

      Card, Claudia, ed. Adventures in Lesbian Philosophy. Indiana Univ. Press, 1994.

      Card, Claudia. Lesbian Choices. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

      deLauretis, Teresa. The Practice of Love: Lesbian Sexuality and Perverse Desire. Indiana Univ. Press, 1994.

      Greenburg, Reva Pollack. Fabian Couples, Feminist Issues. Garland Pub., 1987.

      Grier, Barbara and Coletta Reid, ed. The Lavender Herring: Lesbian Essays from the Ladder. (out of print)

      Hart, Lynda. Fatal Women: Lesbian Sexuality and the Mark of Aggression. Princeton Univ. Press, 1994.

      hoogland, renée c. Lesbian Configurations. Columbia Univ. Press, 1997.

      Jagose, Annamarie. Lesbian Utopics. Routledge, 1994.

      Jay, Karla, ed. Lesbian Erotics. New York Univ. Press, 1995.

      Krieger, Susan. The Family Silver: Essays on Relationships among Women. University of California Press, 1996.

      Raitt, Suzanne, ed. Volcanoes and Pearl Divers: Essays in Lesbian Feminist Studies. Haworth Press, 1997.

      Stein, Arlene. Sex and Sensibility: Lesbianism, Feminism, and Generational Change. University of California Press, 1997.


      Rapi, Nina and Maya Chowdhry, ed. Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance. Haworth Press, 1998.

      Whatling, Clare. Screen Dreams: Fantasising Lesbians in Film. Manchester Univ. Press, 1997.


      Mohin, Lilian, ed. An Intimacy of Equals: Lesbian Feminist Ethics. Haworth Press, 1996.


      Inness, Sherrie A. The Lesbian Menace: Ideology, Identity, and the Representation of Lesbian Life. Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

      Schulman, Sarah. My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan/Bush Years. Routledge, 1994.

      Strobel, Peg and Marion Miller, ed. Women's History. (out of print)


      Allen, Jeffner. Sinuosities, Lesbian Poetic Politics. Indiana Univ. Press, 1996.

      Clardy, Andrea Fleck. Words to the Wise: A Writer's Guide to Feminist and Lesbian Periodicals and Publishers. Firebrand Books, 1993.

      Galvin, Mary E. Queer Poetics: Five Modernist Women Writers. Greenwood Pub. Group, 1998.

      Glasser, Leah Blatt. In a Closet Hidden: The Life and Work of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1996.

      Jay, Karla and Joanne Glasgow, ed. Lesbian Texts and Contexts: Radical Revisions. New York Univ. Press, 1990.

      Marchessault, Jovette. Lesbian Triptych. Trans. Yvonne M. Klein. Women's Press, 1985.

      Meese, Elizabeth A. (SEM)erotics: Theorizing Lesbian: Writing. New York Univ. Press, 1992.

      Mohin, Lilian and Sheila Shulman, ed. The Reach, and Other Stories: Lesbian Feminist Fiction. Onlywomen Press, Ltd., 1984.

      Roof, Judith. Come As You Are: Sexuality and Narrative. Columbia Univ. Press, 1996.

      Stein, Arlene. Sex and Sensibility: Stories of a Lesbian Generation. Univ. of California Press, 1997.

      Wolfe, Susan J. and Julia Penelope, ed. Sexual Practice/Textual Theory: Lesbian Cultural Criticism. Blackwell Pub., 1993.

      Political Theory

      Brunt, Rosalind and Caroline Rowan, ed. Feminism, Culture, and Politics. (out of print)

      Edwalds, Loraine and Midge Stocker, ed. The Woman-Centered Economy: Ideals, Reality, and the Space In Between. Third Side Press, 1995.

      Franzen, Trisha. Spinsters and Lesbians: Independent Womanhood in the United States. New York Univ. Press, 1996.

      Harne, Lynne and Elaine Miller, ed. All the Rage: Reasserting Radical Lesbian Feminism. Teachers College Press, 1996.

      Jeffreys, Sheila. The Lesbian Heresy: A Feminist Perspective on the Lesbian Sexual Revolution. Spinifex Press, 1993.

      O'Sullivan, Sue. I Used To Be Nice: Sexual Affairs. Cassell Academic, 1996.

      Phelan, Shane. Getting Specific: Postmodern Lesbian Politics. Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1994.

      Phelan, Shane. Identity Politics: Lesbian Feminism and the Limits of Community. Temple Univ. Press, 1989.

      Reinfelder, Monika, ed. Amazon to Zami: Towards a Global Lesbian Feminism. Cassell Academic, 1996.


      Burch, Beverly. Other Women: Lesbian/Bisexual Experience and Psychoanalytic Theory of Women. Columbia Univ. Press, 1997.

      Glassgold, Judith M. and Suzanne Iasenza, ed. Lesbians and Psychoanalysis: Revolutions in Theory and Practice. Free Press, 1995.

      Kitzinger, Celia and Rachel Perkins. Changing Our Minds: Lesbian Feminism and Psychology. New York Univ. Press, 1993.

      Schwartz, Adria E. Sexual Subjects: Lesbians, Gender and Psychoanalysis.Routledge, 1998.

      Queer Theory

      Phelan, Shane, ed. Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories. Routledge, 1997.

      Weed, Elizabeth and Naomi Schor, ed. Feminism Meets Queer Theory. Indiana Univ. Press, 1997.


      Van Dyke, Annette J. The Search for a Woman-Centered Spirituality. New York Univ. Press, 1992.

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