Surpassing the Love of Men
Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present
ISBN10: 0688133304 ISBN13: 9780688133306 Publisher: Perennial Published: Jul 1 1998 Weight: 1.50lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A classic of its kind, this fascinating cultural history draws on everything from private correspondence to pornography to explore five hundred years of friendship and love between women. Surpassing the Love of Men throws a new light on shifting theories of female sexuality and the changing status of women over the centuries.