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  Contributor Biography:  Ann Cothran 
 
Ann Cothran is Professor of French at Wittenberg University. While most of her previous research has focused on Colette, she has recently presented a number of papers on the lesbian in Beauvoir's The Second Sex.

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literature >> Beauvoir, Simone de

Best known for her revolutionary study of women's condition, The Second Sex (1949) and as the companion of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir had a number of same-sex relationships during her life.

literature >> Colette

One of France's most beloved authors, Colette wrote novels with strong lesbian subtexts.

literature >> Grumbach, Doris

In her novels, especially those based on the lives of actual people, Doris Grumbach treats homosexual relationships matter-of-factly as an integral part of the human landscape.

   

 

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