The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast
Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 3: Adapting Marriage Tropes - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode #239

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 3: Adapting Marriage Tropes - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode #239

September 17, 2022

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 3: Adapting Marriage Tropes

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 239 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

  • The structure of historic romance tropes focusing on marriage
  • Historic relationships between women that can be used as marriage-analogues in tropes
  • How separating the relationship aspect of the trope from the emotional dynamic creates the potential for even more angst and conflict

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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On the Shelf for September 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 238

On the Shelf for September 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 238

September 3, 2022

On the Shelf for September 2022

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 239 with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly roundup of history, news, and the field of sapphic historical fiction.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 2: Spinsters - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 237

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 2: Spinsters - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 237

August 20, 2022

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 2: Spinsters

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 237 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

  • Overview of the trope series
  • The social contexts of the spinster trope
  • Singlewomen and spinsters in history
  • Remaking the spinster trope for f/f romances
  • This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: singlewomen

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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On the Shelf for August 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 236

On the Shelf for August 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 236

August 6, 2022

On the Shelf for August 2022

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 236 with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly roundup of history, news, and the field of sapphic historical fiction.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast is available here. (Interview transcripts added when available.)

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A Farce to Suit the New Girl by Rebecca Fraimow - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 235

A Farce to Suit the New Girl by Rebecca Fraimow - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 235

July 30, 2022

A Farce to Suit the New Girl by Rebecca Fraimow

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 235 with Heather Rose Jones

This quarter’s fiction episode presents “A Farce to Suit the New Girl” by Rebecca Fraimow, narrated by Violet Dixon.

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 1: Only One Bed - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 234

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 1: Only One Bed - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 234

July 16, 2022

Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 1: Only One Bed

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 234 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

  • Introducing the trope series
  • What is a trope?
  • The logical structure of the Only One Bed trope
  • The history of attitudes toward female bed-sharing
  • Bed-sharing and sex between women
  • Remaking the trope for f/f romances
  • This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: bed-sharing

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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On the Shelf for July 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 233

On the Shelf for July 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 233

July 2, 2022

On the Shelf for July 2022

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 233 with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly roundup of history, news, and the field of sapphic historical fiction.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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Yuri Manga and Anime: Interview with Erica Friedman - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 232

Yuri Manga and Anime: Interview with Erica Friedman - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 232

June 18, 2022

Yuri Manga and Anime: Interview with Erica Friedman

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 232 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast will be available here at a later date.

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On the Shelf for June 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 231

On the Shelf for June 2022 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 231

June 5, 2022

On the Shelf for June 2022

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 231 with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly roundup of history, news, and the field of sapphic historical fiction.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast is available here. (Interview transcripts added when available.)

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The Long History of the Lavender Menace - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 230

The Long History of the Lavender Menace - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 230

May 21, 2022

The Long History of the Lavender Menace

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 230 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

  • The changing focus of feminist activism across the centuries
  • Different ways in which feminism was attacked
  • The rationale behind accusing feminists of lesbianism
  • Cycles of activism and backlash

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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