Table of Contents:
  • From the margins to the mainstream: lesbian characters in Spanish fiction (1964-79) / Wilfredo Hernández
  • Carme Riera: (un)covering the lesbian subject or simulation of coming out? / Inmaculada Pertusa
  • Tomboy tantrums and queer infatuations: reading lesbianism in Magali García Ramis's Felices días, tío Sergio / Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes
  • Coming-out stories and the politics of identity in the narrative of Terri de la Peña / Salvador C. Fernández
  • Silent pleasures and pleasures of silence: Ana María Moix's "Las virtudes peligrosas" / Nancy Vosburg
  • Reading, writing, and the love that dares not speak its name: eloquent silences in Ana María Moix's Julia / Gema Pérez-Sánchez
  • Outside the castle walls: beyond lesbian counterplotting in Cristina Peri Rossi's Desastres intimos / Janis Breckenridge
  • "He made me a hole!" Gender bending, sexual desire, and the representation of sexual violence / Regina M. Buccola
  • Bomberas on stage: Carmelita Tropicana speaking in tongues against history, madness, fate, and the state / Karina Lissette Cespedes
  • Empowering the feminine/feminist/lesbian subject through the lens: the representation of women in María Luisa Bemberg's Yo, la peor de todas / Claudia André
  • The lesbian family in Cristina Peri Rossi's "The witness": a study in utopia and infiltration / Sara E. Cooper
  • Chicana lesbianism and the multigenre text / Elisa A. Garza
  • Interracial lesbian erotics in early modern Spain: Catalina de Erauso and Elena/o de Céspedes / Sherry Velasco
  • Violence, desire, and transformative remembering in Emma Pérez's Gulf dreams / Lourdes Torres
  • Learning to live without black familia: Cherríe Moraga's nationalist articulations / Christina Sharpe
  • Shameless histories: Chicana lesbian fictions talking race/talking sex / Catrióna Rueda Esquibel.