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ISBN
9781910477946

eBook ISBN
9781913547066

Publication date
12th November 2020

RRP
£9.99

Imprint
Gallic Books

Binding
PB B

Extent (number of pages)
112pp

Translator
Karla Jay & Yvonne M. Klein

Territory

UK, Europe & BC

BIC category
F, FQ

Category

The Woman of the Wolf and Other Stories

(La Dame à la louve)

Author Renée Vivien

£9.99

A radically feminist reworking of adventure stories, biblical tales, and Greek and Roman fables from the late sapphic poet.

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Description

The Woman of the Wolf and Other Stories is perhaps the finest work by sapphic poet Renée Vivien, available in English for the first time in over thirty years. In this collection of short stories and prose poems, Vivien touches on all the themes and ideas that obsessed her throughout her short life, combining powerful characters and exciting narratives with her characteristic poetic clarity of style and vision.

In stories such as ‘Prince Charming’, Vivien casts a fresh eye over old themes, queering and feminising myth and biblical tales to offer a radically different alternative to common lore.

Reviews
‘The unabashed irreality of these stories … are also their finest quality. They remind me of exotic tropical flowers that can only be cultivated in a hothouse—valued not for their longevity but for the spectacular effect of their short-lived blossoming’ Queer Modernisms
Renée Vivien

Meet the author

Renée Vivien was a British poet who wrote in the French language. Born Pauline Mary Tarn in London in 1877, she spent most of her life in Paris, where she was part of the glittering set of American expatriate lesbians who gathered around Natalie Barney. She soon became established as one of the fine…

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