Ambrose, “The Woman Born with a Difference: Teaching the Lesbian Novel in a Modernist Context”

The Lesbian Novel:  Recommended Reading/Suggested Course Texts

Barnes, Djuna. Ladies Almanack: showing their Signs and their tides ; their Moons and their Changes ; the Seasons as it is with them ; their Eclipses and Equinoxes ; as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers. Dalkey Archive P, 1992.

—–. Nightwood. New Directions, 2006.

—–. Ryder. St. Martin’s, 1979.

Barney, Natalie Clifford. Women Lovers, or The Third Woman. Translated by Chelsea Ray, U of Wisconsin P, 2016.

—–. The One Who is Legion; or A.D.’s After-Life. Orono: U of Maine Printing Office, 1987.

Berners, Gerald. The Girls of Radcliff Hall. Elysium P, 2000.

Collette. The Complete Claudine: Claudine at School; Claudine in Paris; Claudine Married; Claudine and Annie. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2001.

Delarus-Mardrus, Lucie. The Angel and the Perverts. Translated by Anna Livia, NYUP, 1995.

Frederics, Diana. Diana: A Strange Autobiography. NYU P, 1995.

Hall, Radclyffe. The Unlit Lamp, White P, 2015.

—–. The Well of Loneliness. Anchor, 1990.

H.D. HERmione. New Directions, 1981

Larsen, Nella. Passing. A. A. Knopf, 1929.

McCullers, Carson. The Member of the Wedding. Mariner, 2004.

Proust, Marcel. Sodom and Gomorrah. Penguin Classics, 2005.

Renault, Mary. The Friendly Young Ladies. Vintage, 2003.

Sackville-West, Vita. Challenge. Virago, 2012.

—–. Heritage. Bello, 2012. 

Stein, Gertrude. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Vintage Books, 1990.

—–. Three Lives. Enhanced Media, 2017.

Stratchey, Dorothy. Olivia. Cleis P, 2006.

Vivien, Renée. A Woman Appeared to Me. Translated by Jeannette H. Foster. Naiad P, 1976.

—–. L’être double. ErosOnyx, 2014.

Wilhelm, Gale. Torchlight to Valhalla. Pomona P, 2012.

—–. We Too Are Drifting. Naiad P, 1985.

Woolf, Virginia. Between the Acts. Mariner, 1970.

—–. Mrs. Dalloway. Mariner, 1990.

—–. Orlando: A Biography. Mariner, 1973.

—–. To The Lighthouse. Harcourt Brace, 1989.

—–. The Voyage Out. CreateSpace, 2017. 

—–. The Waves. Harvest, 1978.