The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Book Appreciation with Genevieve Fortin

September 16, 2017

Book Appreciation with Genevieve Fortin 

Episode 14c 

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 Genevieve Fortin recommends her favorite queer historical novel:

Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller. 1969 get it on 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

For further information on Genevieve Fortin, see her website or the show notes for the previous episode of the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast when she was interviewed.

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Interview with Genevieve Fortin

September 9, 2017

Episode 14b - Interview with Genevieve Fortin 

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

In this episode we talk about 

  • How interviewing Franco-American families in New England inspired Water’s Edge 
  • Her love for literature from ca. 1900 and the decadent movement’s exploration of sexuality 
  • Researching the social and economic circumstances of immigrant communities in late 19th century New England 
  • Cluing your historic characters in on their sexual possibilities 
  • Plans for a sequel and to center lesbian characters in the history of Quebec 

Publications mentioned:

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

 

You can find Genevieve Fortin here 

Website 

Twitter 

Facebook 

 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: On the Shelf September 2017

September 2, 2017

On the Shelf 

September 2017 

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

In this episode we talk about 

  • Why I’m recording this more than a month before it airs, and how you’re all missing out on hearing about my trip to Europe, which will have just finished then. 
  • A summary of the publications covered in the blog in August 
  • Velasco, Sherry. 2011. Lesbians in Early Modern Spain. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville. ISBN 978-0-8265-1750-0 (We’ve spent this month going through the chapters on legal records, celebrity gender benders, women’s romantic relationships in convents, homoerotic motifs on stage and in novels, and the visual stereotype of lesbians in early modern Spain) 
  • What’s coming up in the blog: books on Boston Marriage and the queer history of Boston
  • This month’s author guest: Genevieve Fortin 
  • Ask Sappho: “An anonymous poster on the facebook group asks: What are some lesbian novels set during the American Civil War?

 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

You can follow the blog on my website or subscribe to the RSS feed 

Here are the books mentioned in the Ask Sappho segment: 

Through the Hourglass edited by Sacchi Green and Patty G. Henderson on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Firefly by Whitney Hamilton on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Promising Hearts by Radclyffe on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

House of Clouds by K. I. Thompson on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Words Heard in Silence by T. Novan and Taylor Rickard on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

The War Between the Hearts by Nann Dunne on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Miserere by Caren J. Werlinger on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Divided Nation, United Hearts by Yolanda Wallace on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Beguiled by Paisley Smith on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Her Beguiling Bride by Paisley Smith on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

Sabre by Rhavensfyre on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

And this article gives examples of real-life women who fought and spied in the Civil War in male disguise, just like many of the characters in these novels.

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Beguines Boston Marriage And Bed Death

August 26, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

Episode 13d - Beguines, Boston Marriage, and Bed Death: Historic Archetypes of Asexual Lesbianism 

This show takes a tour through a variety of social models in European history that recognized committed romantic partnerships between women that did not focus on sexual desire. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • Emotional partnerships between women dedicated to religious chastity 
  • The rise of Neo-Platonic friendship as a model for women’s relationships 
  • The divergence between models of erotic and platonic female partnerships 
  • The rise of the Romantic Friendship over the 17th to 19th centuries and how economic changes made it an achievable ideal 
  • The origin of the term Boston Marriage 
  • The concept of “political lesbianism” 
  • The myth of “lesbian bed death” and how it can speak to some couples 

 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

You can follow the blog on my website or subscribe to the RSS feed 

This topic is drawn from a wide variety of sources covered in the Lesbian Historic Motif Project. The following tags will provide further reading on the central themes: 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Book Appreciation with Catherine Lundoff

August 19, 2017

Book Appreciation with Catherine Lundoff 

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 Catherine Lundoff recommends some favorite queer historical novels:  

Tomoe Gozen by Jessica Amanda Salmonson Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Kissing the Witch (collection) by Emma Donoghue Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Affinity by Sarah Waters Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

also a nod to The Armor of Light by Melissa Scott and Lisa Barnett (queer authors, but queer male protagonists) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

For further information on Catherine Lundoff’s fiction, see the website for Queen of Swords Press or the show notes for the previous episode of the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast when she was interviewed. 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Interview with Catherine Lundoff

August 12, 2017

Interview with Catherine Lundoff 

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

In this episode we talk about 

  • How Alexandre Dumas and quitting law school started Catherine’s writing career 
  • Sources of historic inspiration 
  • Her favorite genres 
  • Christopher Marlowe and Shakespeare’s fictional sister 
  • Her aspiration to blend Regency romance and pirates 
  • Catherine’s academic background in history and feminist anthropology 
  • Queen of Swords Press and other projects 
  • Plans for publishing historical fiction with fantastic elements under Queen of Swords Press 

Publications mentioned: 

  • Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories by Catherine Lundoff. Queen of Swords Press, 2017. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • "M. Le Maupin" in Lesbian Short Fiction, edited by Jinx Beers. Vol 3, Fall, 1997. Tantra Publications.
  • The Encyclopedia of Amazons by Jessica Amanda Salmonson. 1992. 
  • Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era by Autumn Stephens. Conari Press, 1992. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • “A Splash of Crimson” by Catherine Lundoff in Respectable Horror, ed. Ian Burdon. Fox Spirit Books, 2017. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • “Shakespeare’s Sister” in A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. 1929. (https://www.amazon.com/Room-Ones-Own-Virginia-Woolf/dp/1614279934)
  • A Dead Man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess. 1995. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • “Great Reckonings, Little Rooms” by Catherine Lundoff (in Out of This World) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • "Regency Masquerade" by Catherine Lundoff, reprinted in Kissed By Venus, May, 2008. Originally published in the Harrington Park Lesbian Fiction Quarterly. Vol. 3 (1), Alice Street Editions, 2002. (Historical Romance). (Mentioned in the interview as “Bath Masquerade”) 
  • The Four Musketeers: The True Story of D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis & Athos by Kari Maund and Phil Nanson. Tempus, 2005. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • Aphra Behn: A Secret Life by Janet Todd. Fentum Press, 2017. (reprint of the 1997 edition The Secret Life of Aphra Behn) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • Silver Moon by Catherine Lundoff. Queen of Swords Press, 2017. (contemporary fantasy, not historical) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

Website: 

Twitter: 

Facebook: 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: On the Shelf

August 5, 2017

On the Shelf 

Episode 13a 

The first of a new expanded schedule of episodes, now appearing weekly! 

In this episode we talk about 

  • The organization of the new weekly schedule 
  • A summary of the publications covered in the blog in July 
  • Stepto, Michele & Gabriel Stepto (translators).  Catalina de Erauso.  Lieutenant Nun -- Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8070-7073-4 
  • Velasco, Sherry. 2000. The Lieutenant Nun: Transgenderism, Lesbian Desire and Catalina de Erauso. University of Texas Press. ISBN 0-292-78746-4 
  • Velasco, Sherry. 2011. Lesbians in Early Modern Spain. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville. ISBN 978-0-8265-1750-0 (the first two chapters: introduction, and legal, medical, and theological works) 
  • This month’s author guest: Catherine Lundoff 
  • Ask Sappho: Sheena asks: “I would like a kind of breakdown of when it became illegal and legal to be lesbian. What I am finding interesting is that it wasn't always a big taboo what changed?”  

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

You can follow the blog on my website or subscribe to the RSS feed 

This following sources provide more information on the discussion topics: 

  • Crawford, Patricia & Sara Mendelson. 1995. "Sexual Identities in Early Modern England: The Marriage of Two Women in 1680" in Gender and History vol 7, no 3: 362-377. More Here  
  • Crompton, Louis. 1985. “The Myth of Lesbian Impunity: Capital Laws from 1270 to 1791” in Licata, Salvatore J. & Robert P. Petersen (eds). The Gay Past: A Collection of Historical Essays. Harrington Park Press, New York. ISBN 0-918393-11-6 (Also published as Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 6, numbers 1/2, Fall/Winter 1980.) More Here 
  • Lansing, Carol. 2005. “Donna con Donna? A 1295 Inquest into Female Sodomy” in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History: Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Third Series vol. II: 109-122. More Here 
  • Puff, Helmut. 2000. "Female Sodomy: The Trial of Katherina Hetzeldorfer (1477)" in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: 30:1, 41-61. More Here 
  • Sears, Clare. 2015. Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law, and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0-8223-5758-2 More Here 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Catalina de Erauso

July 29, 2017

Catalina de Erauso 

This is a brief tour through the life of an early 17th century Basque woman (or possibly trans man--though it’s tricky to use any sort of modern category label) who escaped from a convent at age 15, began living as a man, and went off to the Spanish colonies in the New World to seek fortune and adventure. She found plenty of adventure. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • The basic facts of Catalina’s life 
  • Why it’s difficult to try to apply modern categories of gender and sexuality to historic individuals 
  • The literary and pop culture context of early 17th century Spain that may have shaped how Catalina’s story was told--and even perhaps inspired her actions 
  • Catalina’s romantic and erotic encounters with women, and why they’re a bit less satisfying to a modern audience than we might wish 
  • Some exciting new changes to the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here

The full text of Catalina de Erauso’s autobiography can be found in translation in: 

  • Stepto, Michele & Gabriel Stepto (translators). 1996. Catalina de Erauso. Lieutenant Nun -- Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World. Boston: Beacon Press. ISBN 0-8070-7073-4 Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

The other major sources used for this podcast are: 

  • Velasco, Sherry. 2000. The Lieutenant Nun: Transgenderism, Lesbian Desire and Catalina de Erauso. University of Texas Press. ISBN 0-292-78746-4 Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
  • Velasco, Sherry. 2011. Lesbians in Early Modern Spain. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville. ISBN 978-0-8265-1750-0 Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Episode 11 Sappho The Translations

June 24, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

Episode 11 - Sappho: The Translations 

In this show we’ll look at the legacy of Sappho from the Middle Ages up through the 19th century: the various images people had of her, how people used her as a symbol, the way those images affected how her poetry was translated into everyday languages, and how poets used her themes and imagery in their own work. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • How much poetry did Sappho write, and how much survives? Why was it lost, and why were the bits we have preserved? 
  • What was the changing image of Sappho from the middle ages through the 19th century? How did people reconcile their admiration for Sappho’s poetry and their disapproval of homosexuality? 
  • Who translated Sappho’s works and how did their opinions of her affect those translations? 

The show will include recitations of the following poems: 

  • Ode to Aphrodite & Fragment #31: Jane McIntosh Snyder from Lesbian Desire in the Lyrics of Sappho (20th century) 
  • “On a Lady Named Beloved” inspired by fragment #31: Anne de Rohan (1617), translated from the French 
  • Fragment #31: John Hall (1652) 
  • Fragment #31: Joseph Addison (1735) 
  • Ode to Aphrodite & Fragment #31: Abrose Philips (1748) 
  • “Eleanore” inspired by Fragment #31: Lord Tennyson (1832) 
  • Fragment #31 & “Imitation of Sappho” inspired by Fragment #31: Mary Hewitt (1845) 

 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here

The poetic texts are from the following publications:

  • Addison, Joseph. 1735. The Works of Anacreon, Translated into English Verse, with Notes Explanatory and Poetical. To which are added the Odes, Fragments, and Epigrams of Sappho. London. 
  • Castle, Terry (ed). 2003. The Literature of Lesbianism: A Historical Anthology from Ariosto to Stonewall. Columbia University Press, New York. ISBN 0-231-12510-0 
  • Hall, John. 1652. Sappho’s On the Sublime
  • Snyder, Jane. 1997. Lesbian Desire in the Lyrics of Sappho. New York: Columbia University Press. 
  • Wharton, Henry Thornton. 1887. Sappho: Memoir, Text, Selected Renderings, and a Literal  Translation. London. 

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here  

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to me via email 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Episode 10 Sappho Of Lesbos

June 3, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

Episode 10 - Sappho of Lesbos - The Woman and the Legend 

As a special Pride Month celebration, I’m recording a pair of episodes talking about the poet Sappho: what we know about her life and context, the legends that sprang up about her, what people of various ages thought of her, and most especially what they knew of her poetry, how they interpreted and even imitated it. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • The known facts of Sappho’s life 
  • What classical Greek and Roman writers said about her 
  • Possible explanations for some of the contradictory stories about her 
  • The social context for Sappho’s expressions of love and desire for women, and what sort of relationships were most likely involved 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to me via email 

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Mademoiselle de Richelieu

April 29, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

Episode 9 - The Travels and Adventures of Mademoiselle de Richelieu 

This mid-18th century novel tells the story of two women romping through Europe in male disguise, breaking hearts, having narrow escapes, falling in love with each other, and ending up deciding to share the rest of their lives together. The 18th century prose is rather dense, but I’ve tried to pick selections that show why I find it fascinating. 

 

In this episode we talk about 

  • The historic context of the novel 
  • An overall plot summary 
  • Readings of selected excerpts that illustrate the romantic relationship between the two main characters 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

The full text of The Travels and Adventures of Mademoiselle de Richelieu is accessible primarily through academic libraries, but is available in electronic facsimile. WorldCat has the following listings for it 

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to me here 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Medieval Love Poetry

March 25, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Episode 8 - Medieval Love Poetry

This episode looks at examples of courtly love--both in poetry and in prose--expressed between two women, or by two female characters.

 

In this episode we talk about

  • The context and conventions of the “courtly love” genre
  • The problems of relating the sentiments expressed in courtly love literature to everyday lives and experiences
  • Scholarly blind spots when interpreting same-sex expressions of courtly love
  • Love, desire, and friendship between women in the 13th century French story L’Escoufle
  • The 13th century troubariz (female troubador) Bieiris de Romans and the love poem she wrote to a woman named Maria
  • A passionate poem of love and longing written by one anonymous 12th century German woman to another

 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here

The full text of Na Maria by Bieris de Romans can be found in:

  • Bogin, Meg. 1976. The Women Troubadours. Paddington Press, Ltd., New York. ISBN 0-8467-0113-8

The full text of the Tegernsee MS poem can be found in:

  • Matter, E. Ann. 1989. “My Sister, My Spouse: Woman-Identified Women in Medieval Christianity” in Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality, eds. Judith Plaskow & Carol P. Christ. Harper & Row, San Francisco.

You may be able to read the relevant pages of these works through Google Books.

This podcast topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here:

  • http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-event-person/l’escoufle
  • http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-event-person/na-maria-bieiris-de-romans
  • http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-event-person/tegernsee-ms

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to contact@alpennia.com

Or ask me on the Lesbian Talk Show Chat Group on facebook

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Episode 7 - Aphra Behn

February 25, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project 

Episode 7 - Aphra Behn 

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 

 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives at this website

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here

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

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to Heather Rose Jones via Email

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Catherine Vizzani

January 28, 2017

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Episode 6 - Catherine Vizzani

This is the exciting and somewhat surprising story of an 18th century Italian woman who received a surprising level of acceptance for her sexual orientation, both from her parents and from an employer.

In this episode we talk about

  • The outline of Catherine Vizzani’s life
  • Readings from the English translation of her biography, in all their 18th century glory

 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here

The full text of the 1755 English translations of Catherine Vizzani’s biography can be found here

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Laudomia Loves Margaret

December 31, 2016

Lesbian Historic Motif Project Podcast 
Episode 5 Laudomia Loves Margaret

by Heather Rose Jones


A discussion of the poetry of Laudomia Forteguerra and this historic context for her relationship with Margaret of Austria can be found in the following article.


Eisenbichler, Konrad. “Laudomia Forteguerri Loves Margaret of Austria” in Same Sex Love and Desire Among Women in the Middle Ages (ed. By Francesca Canadé Sautman & Pamela Sheingorn), Palgrave, New York, 2001.


You can find a discussion of this article as part of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project blog here


You can find Heather Rose Jones novels on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

 

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Bosom Sex

November 26, 2016

Lesbian Historic Motif Project Podcast 

Episode 4 “Bosom Sex”

by Heather Rose Jones


A discussion of the correspondence between Addie Brown and Rebecca Primus and the details of their personal histories can be found in the following article.


Hansen, Karen V. 1995. "No Kisses is Like Youres" in Gender and History vol 7, no 2: 153-182.


You can find a discussion of this article as part of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project blog here


You can find Heather Rose Jones novels on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: The Goblin Market

October 29, 2016

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast 

Halloween Special: The Goblin Market

by Heather Rose Jones

For this Halloween Special, I’ll be looking at sensual language and imagery in Christina Rossetti’s epic poem “The Goblin Market”.


In this episode we talk about

  • Rossetti’s background and life
  • The conflicting frameworks of romantic friendship and supernatural lesbian decadence present in 19th century literature
  • Excerpts of sensual passages from The Goblin Market, Christabel, and Carmilla
  • A full reading of The Goblin Market

More info

  • If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com
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Heather & Suzie - The Masks We Wear (special halloween episode)

October 27, 2016

Heather & Suzie 

The Masks We Wear (Special Halloween Show)

Novelist Suzie Carr from the Curves Welcome podcast and novelist Heather Rose Jones from the Lesbian Historic Motif Project team up for a special edition of their shows to discuss the use of “masks” and “costumes” — both physical and metaphorical — as a tool for exploring and negotiating identities in real life and in the online world. 


You can find Heather Rose Jones on amazon.com | amazon.co.uk |amazon.ca

You can find Suzie Carr on amazon.com | amazon.co.uk | amazon.ca

Send us an email on podcast@thelesbiantalkshow.com 

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Same-sex Marriage in Restoration England

September 24, 2016

Lesbian Historic Motif Project Podcast 

Episode 2 “Same-Sex Marriage in Restoration England”

by Heather Rose Jones

A discussion of the marriage between Amy Poulter (as James Howard) and Arabella Hunt, and of the subsequent lawsuit to dissolve the marriage, can be found in the following publication.


Crawford, Patricia & Sara Mendelson. 1995. "Sexual Identities in Early Modern England: The Marriage of Two Women in 1680" in Gender and History vol 7, no 3: 362-377.


You can find a discussion of this article as part of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project blog here


You can find Heather Rose Jones novels on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Ordinary Women

August 27, 2016

Lesbian Historic Motif Project Podcast

Episode 1 “Ordinary Women”

by Heather Rose Jones

 

The historic records concerning Greta von Mösskirch and Jehanne and Laurence are discussed in detail in the following publications.


Benkov, Edith. “The Erased Lesbian: Sodomy and the Legal Tradition in Medieval Europe” in Same Sex Love and Desire Among Women in the Middle Ages. ed. by Francesca Canadé Sautman & Pamela Sheingorn. Palgrave, New York, 2001.


Puff, Helmut. 2000. "Female Sodomy: The Trial of Katherina Hetzeldorfer (1477)" in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: 30:1, 41-61.


You can find a discussion of these articles as part of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project blog here and here

 

You can also find Heather Rose Jones fantasy novels on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca

 

 

 

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