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The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Jaime Harker

Abstract

In this book, Jaime Harker uncovers a largely forgotten literary renaissance in southern letters. Anchored by a constellation of southern women, the Women in Print movement grew from the queer union of women’s liberation, civil rights activism, gay liberation, and print culture. Broadly influential from the 1970s through the 1990s, the Women in Print movement created a network of writers, publishers, bookstores, and readers that fostered a remarkable array of literature. With the freedom that the Women in Print movement inspired, southern lesbian feminists remade southernness as a site of inte ... More

Keywords: queer, feminism, southern, book history, Women in Print movement, 20th century literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469643359
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jaime Harker, author
University of Mississippi