On the Shelf March 2018 – Episode 20a
The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast
Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.
In this episode we talk about
- The stories chosen for the new audio fiction episodes
- “Peaceweaver” by Jennifer Nestojko
- “At the Mouth” by Gurmika Mann
- “Inscribed” by V.M. Agab
- “One Night in Saint Martin” by Catherine Lundoff
- Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog
- Conner, Randy P. 1997. “Les Molles et les chausses: Mapping the Isle of Hermaphrodites in Premodern France” in Queerly Phrased: Language Gender, and Sexuality, ed. Anna Livia & Kira Hall. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510471-4
- Bonnet, Marie-Jo. 1997. “Sappho, or the Importance of Culture in the Language of Love” in Queerly Phrased: Language Gender, and Sexuality, ed. Anna Livia & Kira Hall. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510471-4
- Watt, Diane. 1997. “Read My Lips: Clipping and Kyssyng in the Early Sixteenth Century” in Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality, ed. Anna Livia and Kira Hall. New York, Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510471-4
- Merrill, Lisa. 2000. When Romeo was a Woman: Charlotte Cushman and her Circle of Female Spectators. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor. ISBN 978-0-472-08749-5
- Leach, Joseph. 1970. Bright Particular Star: The Life and Times of Charlotte Cushman. Yale University Press, New Haven.
- Summerscale, Kate. 1997. The Queen of Whale Cay. Viking, New York. ISBN 0-670-88018-3
- Gonda, Caroline. 2006. “Lesbian Narrative in the Travels and Adventures of Mademoiselle de Richelieu” in British Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies 29, no. 2: 191-200.
- Straub, Kristina. 1991. “The Guilty Pleasures of Female Theatrical Cross-Dressing and the Autobiography of Charlotte Charke.” in Body Guards: The Cultural Politics of Gender Ambiguity, ed. Julia Epstein and Kristina Straub. New York: Routledge. pp. 142-66
- Putter, Ad. 1997. “Transvestite Knights in Medieval Life and History” in Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome & Bonnie Wheeler (eds), Becoming Male in the Middle Ages. Garland, New York. pp. 279-302
- Announcing this month’s author guest, Elizabeth Bear
- New and forthcoming lesbian historical fiction titles
- Ask Sappho: A special interview with composer and artist Phoebe Legere about her new one-woman musical about lesbian celebrity and speedboat racer Marion “Joe” Carstairs
- Speed Queen: The Joe Carstairs Story – A musical by Phoebe Legere, playing March 7-24 at the Dixon Place Theater in New York City
- Special discount code for our podcast listeners, get $5 off with the code “Speedqueen” when you order tickets
- Phoebe Legere’s YouTube video with a brief into to Joe Carstairs (language NSFW)
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