Sapphic


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Sapphic

Pertaining to female homosexuality. From the Greek female poet Sappho who lived on the island of Lesbos.
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She reports that she found "almost no representations of the sapphic outside countries involved in colonization.
Although Robic analyzes some well-known sapphic texts, such as the three condemned lesbian poems that Baudelaire was forced to withdraw from Les Fleurs du mal, she also includes numerous poems not frequently anthologized or taught because they are extremely erotic or even obscene.
Pivotal scenes, including the stalker's seduction of her victim's beau in the dark, have been ripped off virtually frame for frame and any Sapphic undertones in the original have been made explicit in the most crude fashion for the target teenage audience.
She also put on a sapphic show the other night by gyrating on top of a banquette with Michaels and curvy singer Kat DeLuna.
This feminist writer was a proud lesbian-often immortalizing her sapphic affairs in print-and was the inspiration for a character in Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness.
The village is cursed and every girl, when she turns 18, becomes a sapphic bloodsucker.
Jimmy and Fletch join forces with a campervan of sexy, foreign student girls to dispatch Camilla and her Sapphic friends.
Haunted Hearths & Sapphic Shades: Lesbian Ghost Stories" is a collection of ghost stories focusing on this particular paranormal phenomena.
Sapphic Modernities: Sexuality, Women and National Culture.
It takes its name from a fragment of Sappho's lamenting the death of Adonis which has that rhythm ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), and it forms the last line of the Sapphic strophe as well as having a ghostly presence in its other three lines.
Their adventures with the Red Queen, Captain Hook, and the Tin Woodman are literalized as episodes of wild, incesmous, Sapphic, bestial, multifarious sex.
For Reed, Crane's writing was not as stridently queer in its subject matter as that of Barnes and the Sapphic modernists, but he was deviant, even decadent, in terms of his formal aesthetics.