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  Contributor Biography:  Dorothy H. Lee 
 
Dorothy H. Lee is Professor of English and Comparative Literature Emerita at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She has published on African-American, English, and European literature.

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literature >> Hansberry, Lorraine

As a part of her fight for social justice, playwright and political activist Lorraine Hansberry supported the emerging American lesbian liberation movement.

literature >> Larsen, Nella

Constrained by the social conventions of the time, the bisexual African-American novelist Nella Larsen was covert in her treatment of lesbianism.

literature >> Walker, Alice

In her explorations of the damage done to the individual self by racism and sexism, Alice Walker views lesbianism as natural and freeing, an aid to self-knowledge and self-love.

   

 

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