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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America, Lillian Faderman, 1991, United States, NONFICTION

"...Drawing from varied sources including literature, sociological and psychological studies, newspaper articles, military pamphlets, and movies, Lillian Faderman sets out to show the metamorphosis of a movement...Beginning with nineteenth-century "romantic friendships" and the first all-women's colleges, progressing through the sexology of the 1920s and the openness of the war years, the McCarthy era, the radical 1960s and 1970s, and the more diversified 1980s and 1990s, Lillian Faderman documents "the extent to which sexuality, and especially sexual categories, can be dependent upon a broad range of factors that are extraneous to 'sexual drive.'"..."

(E.B., p. 337)

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