Martha's Reviews > Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present

Surpassing the Love of Men by Lillian Faderman
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Mar 09, 2012

liked it

It's a bit dated now (2012), with a lot of talk about political lesbians vs congenital, etc. But the earlier sections are quite good. If I were teaching a course on societal attitudes to same-gender attraction, I would use portions of this. It's also very readable.

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