Isle of Lesbos : Letters & Journals : Resources


Resources on Letters & Journals Between Women


  • Jill Dawson, editor Kisses on Paper: Love Letters by Women From the Thirteenth Century to the Present (Faber and Faber, 1995)

  • Olga Kenyon, editor 800 Years of Women's Letters (Faber and Faber, 1992)

  • Kay Turner, editor Between Us: A Legacy of Lesbian Love Letters (Chronicle Books, 1996)

Emily Dickinson

  • Emily Dickinson, Selected Lettersa, Thomas H. Johnson, editor (Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1958, 1971, and 1986)

  • Emily Dickinson, Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson, Ellen Louise Hart & Martha Nell Smith, editors (Paris Press, 1998)

Janet Flanner

  • Jannet Flanner, Darlinghissima: Letters to a Friend, Natalia Danesi Murray, editor (Random House, 1985)

Radclyffe Hall

  • Radclyffe Hall,Your John : The Love Letters of Radclyffe Hall, Joanne Glasgow, editor (New York University Press, 1997)

  • Sally Cline, Radclyffe Hall : A Woman Called John (Overlook Press, 1998)

  • Diana Souhami, The Trials of Radclyffe Hall (Doubleday, 1999)

Jane Heap, Florence Reynolds

  • Jane Heap, Florence Reynolds, I Know a Way: The Letters of Jane Heap and Florence Reynolds, Holly Baggett, editor (New York University Press, 1999)

Anne Lister

  • Anne Lister, I Know My Own Heart, Helena Whitbread, editor (New York University Press; 1992)

Florence Nightingale, Mary Clare Moore

  • Florence Nightingale, Mary Clare Moore The Friendship of Florence Nightingale and Mary Clare Moore, Mary C. Sullivan, editor (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999)

Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena A. Hickok

  • Eleanor Roosevelt, Lorena A. Hickok, Empty Without You : The Intimate Letters of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok, Rodger Streitmatter, editor (Free Press, 1998)

Vita Sackville-West, Virginia Woolf

  • Suzanne Raitt , Vita and Virginia : The Work and Friendship of V. Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf (Clarendon Press, 1993)

    Vita Sackville-WestThe Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf , Louise De Salvo, Mitchell A. Leaska, editors

  • Panthea Reid, Art and Affection : A Life of Virginia Woolf , (Oxford Univ Press, 1996)

  • Virginia Woolf Congenial Spirits : The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf , Joanne Trautmann Banks, editor (Harcourt Brace, 1991)

  • Mitchell Leaska, Granite and Rainbow : The Hidden Life of Virginia Woolf (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1998)

May Sarton, Juliette Huxley

  • May Sarton, Juliette Huxley,Dear Juliette: Letters of May Sarton to Juliette Huxley, Susan Sherman, Francis Huxley, editors (W.W. Norton & Company, 1999)

Violet Trefusis

  • Violet Trefusis, Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, Mitchel A.Leaska and John Phillips, editors (Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1989)

  • Phillippe Jullian, John Phillips (Contributor), Violet Trefusis; A Biography, Including Correspondence with Vita Sackville-West (Harcourt Trade Publishers, 1985)

  • Philippe. Jullian, The Other Woman : A Life of Violet Trefusis, Including Previously Unpublished Correspondence With Vita Sackville-West

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