Awfully Devoted Women: Lesbian Lives in Canada, 1900-65 (Sexuality Studies)

Awfully Devoted Women: Lesbian Lives in Canada, 1900-65 (Sexuality Studies)

By: Cameron Duder (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will be of interest to students and practitioners of Canadian history and women's studies and to anyone interested in the history of sexuality.

About Author

Cameron Duder is an independent researcher based in Vancouver. His research interests include sexuality, transgender studies, and the history of mental health.

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1: Awfully Devoted Odd Women 1 Relationships Between Women: The "knitting together of mind and spirit" 2 Lesbian Social Worlds, 1900-50: "So there seems to be a fair amount of it about" 3 Physical Sexuality: "How did you get here Miss Brown?" Part 2: Lesbian Lives after the Second World War 4 Growing Up under Heteronormativity 5 Sexual Relationships in Postwar Canada: "We found our way to it easily enough" 6 Making the Unspoken Plain: Sexual Practice 7 Relationships: Lesbian Couples and Their Families 8 Middle-Class Lesbian Community in the 1950s and 1960s Conclusion Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780774817387
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0774817380

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