The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

The New Atalantis - Secret Lesbian Clubs in 17th c Literature - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 90

October 2, 2020

The New Atalantis - Secret Lesbian Clubs in 17th c Literature

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 90 with Heather Rose Jones

Readings from an early 18th century satirical roman à clef that depicts a secret society of sapphist at the court of Queen Anne of England.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The context and purpose of Delarivier Manley’s work
  • An annotated reading of selections discussing f/f relationships
  • The full text of The New Atalantis can be found at Google Books

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here:

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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