Love between women crops up throughout literature: from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Charlotte Bronte, Dickens, Agatha Christie, and many more. In Inseparable Emma Donoghue examines how desire between women in literature has been portrayed, from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway wives, from cross-dressing knights to contemporary murder stories. Donoghue looks at the work of those writers who have addressed the 'unspeakable subject', examining whether such desire between women is freakish or omnipresent, holy or evil, heart-warming or ridiculous as she excavates a long-obscured tradition of female friendship, one that is surprisingly central to our cultural history. A revelation of a centuries-old literary tradition - brilliant, amusing, and until now, deliberately overlooked.
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Used availability for Emma Donoghue's Inseparable
May 2010 : USA Hardback
January 2013 : UK Paperback
September 2011 : USA Paperback
December 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Inseparable: Desire Between Women in Literature
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Availability: Amazon UK
May 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition