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Interview with Luci Dreamer - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48b

Interview with Luci Dreamer - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48b

July 11, 2020

Interview with Luci Dreamer

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 48b with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Luci Dreamer Online

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On the Shelf for July 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48a

On the Shelf for July 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48a

July 4, 2020

On the Shelf for July 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 48a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Lesbian-Like History and Racial Othering - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47d

Lesbian-Like History and Racial Othering - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47d

June 27, 2020

Lesbian-Like History and Racial Othering

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 47d with Heather Rose Jones

An unblinking look at the historic intersection of women’s same-sex relations and racial othering

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

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Book Appreciation: Black Authors/Black Characters - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47c

Book Appreciation: Black Authors/Black Characters - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47c

June 20, 2020

Book Appreciation: Black Authors/Black Characters

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 47c with Heather Rose Jones

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode we talk about f/f historical fiction by Black authors featuring at least one Black protagonist.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

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Interview with Amy Hoff - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47b

Interview with Amy Hoff - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47b

June 13, 2020

Interview with Amy Hoff

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 47b with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Amy Hoff Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

On the Shelf for June 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47a

On the Shelf for June 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 47a

June 6, 2020

On the Shelf for June 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 47a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Cardinal’s Gambit by Catherine Lundoff - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46e

Cardinal’s Gambit by Catherine Lundoff - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46e

May 30, 2020

Cardinal’s Gambit by Catherine Lundoff

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 46e with Heather Rose Jones

The second story in our 2020 fiction series. Written by Catherine Lundoff, narrated by Cherae Clark.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Catherine Lundoff Online

Links to Cherae Clark Online

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Aphra Behn (Reprise) - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46d

Aphra Behn (Reprise) - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46d

May 23, 2020

Aphra Behn (Reprise)

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 46d with Heather Rose Jones

This episode is about the 17th century novelist, playwright, and spy Aphra Behn.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Behn’s careers in espionage and literature
  • Her bisexuality and some of the complexities of how desire between women was portrayed in the 17th century
  • Poem: VERSES design'd by Mrs. A. Behn, to be sent to a fair Lady, that desir'd she would absent her?self, to cure her Love. Left unfinish'd
  • Poem: The Dream
  • Poem: To the Fair Clarinda Who made love to me, Imagin'd more than woman
  • Dedicatory text to Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarine
  • This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: Aphra Behn
  • There is an extensive and detailed biography of Aphra Behn that I haven’t yet included in the LHMP: Todd, Janet. 1996. Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers Univ Press, New Brunswick. ISBN 0-8135-2455-5
  • If you’d like to read some historical fiction that includes an entirely imagined meeting between Aphra and Hortense Mancini, you can find it here.
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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History and Historic Fiction with Janet Todd - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46c

History and Historic Fiction with Janet Todd - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46c

May 16, 2020

History and Historic Fiction with Janet Todd

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 46c with Heather Rose Jones

A chat with historian and historical novelist Janet Todd.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Janet Todd Online

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Interview with Janet Todd - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode #46b

Interview with Janet Todd - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode #46b

May 9, 2020

Interview with Janet Todd

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode #46b with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Janet Todd Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

On the Shelf for May 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46a

On the Shelf for May 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 46a

May 2, 2020

On the Shelf for May 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 46a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

The (Sex) Lives of Fair and Gallant Women - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45d

The (Sex) Lives of Fair and Gallant Women - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45d

April 25, 2020

The (Sex) Lives of Fair and Gallant Women

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 45d with Heather Rose Jones

A glimpse into same-sex relations in 16th century France through the salacious memoirs of the Seigneur de Brantôme

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

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Book Appreciation with Tara Scott - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45c

Book Appreciation with Tara Scott - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45c

April 18, 2020

Book Appreciation with Tara Scott

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 45c with Heather Rose Jones

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured guest (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

OPTIONAL GUEST LINKS HERE

Links to Tara Scott Online

PATREON

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Interview with Edale Lane - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45b

Interview with Edale Lane - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45b

April 11, 2020

Interview with Edale Lane

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 45b with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Edale Lane Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

On the Shelf for April 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45a

On the Shelf for April 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 45a

April 4, 2020

On the Shelf for April 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 45a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Living through historic times
  • Individualism versus community in history and the present
  • How your podcast host is coping
  • Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog
    • Bray, Alan. 2003. The Friend. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. 978-0-226-07181-7
    • Verini, Alexandra. 2016. "Medieval Models of Female Friendship in Cristine de Pizan's The Book of the City of Ladies and Margery Kempe's The Book of Margery Kempe" in Feminist Studies vol. 42, no. 2 365-391.
    • Lasser, Carol. 1988. "'Let Us Be Sisters Forever': The Sororal Model of Nineteenth-Century Female Friendship" in Signs vol. 14, no. 1 158-181.
    • Moore, Lisa. 1992. "'Something More Tender Still than Friendship': Romantic Friendship in Early-Nineteenth-Century England" in Feminist Studies vol. 18, no. 3 499-520.
    • Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll. 1975. “The Female World of Love and Ritual: Relations between Women in Nineteenth-Century America” in Signs vol. 1, no. 1 1-29.
    • Vicinus, Martha. 1984. "Distance and Desire: English Boarding-School Friendships" in Signs vol. 9, no. 4 600-622.
    • Faderman, Lillian. 1999. "Surpassing the Love of Men Revisited" in The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review 6.2 p.26.
    • Bodek, Evely Gordon. 1976. "Salonières and Bluestockings: Educated Obsolescence and Germinating Feminism" in Feminist Studies vol 3 no. 3/4 185-199.
  • Announcing this month’s author guest, Edale Lane
  • New and forthcoming fiction
  • The Decameron Project
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

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Bertolina Guercia - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44d

Bertolina Guercia - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44d

March 28, 2020

Bertolina Guercia

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 44d with Heather Rose Jones

The story of a 13th century Italian woman who seems to have openly had sexual relationships with women.

In this episode we talk about:

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Links to Heather Online

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Movie Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44c

Movie Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44c

March 21, 2020

Movie Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 44c with Heather Rose Jones

A look at media that asks us to embrace the harder parts of history

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

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Interview with Catherine Lundoff of Queen of Swords Press - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44b

Interview with Catherine Lundoff of Queen of Swords Press - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44b

March 14, 2020

Interview with Catherine Lundoff of Queen of Swords Press

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 44b with Heather Rose Jones

An interview with the founder of Queen of Swords Press about the process of starting a publishing company.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Schedules and timelines
  • Finding the balance in content
  • What to tackle by yourself and when to bring in experts
  • Making the finances work
  • How success can trip you up
  • The surprising cross-market potential of dapper lesbian capybara pirates
  • Books mentioned - you are encouraged to buy through the Queen of Swords website
    • Silver Moon by Catherine Lundoff
    • Out of This World by Catherine Lundoff
    • Murder on the Titania by Alex Acks
    • Medusa’s Touch by Emily L. Byrne
    • Scourge of the Seas of Time and Space edited by Catherine Lundoff
    • Wireless by Alex Acks
    • Unfinished Business: Tales of the Dark Fantastic by Catherine Lundoff
    • The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A.J. Fitzwater
  • A transcript of this podcast is pending.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Queen of Swords Press and Catherine Lundoff Online

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On the Shelf for March 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44a

On the Shelf for March 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 44a

March 7, 2020

On the Shelf for March 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 44a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Talking to Ghosts by Caitlin Flavell - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 43e

Talking to Ghosts by Caitlin Flavell - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 43e

February 29, 2020

Talking to Ghosts by Caitlin Flavell

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 43e with Heather Rose Jones

The first story in our 2020 fiction series, set in Victorian Scotland. The narrator is your host.

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Caitlin Flavell Online

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