Martha Vicinus (NHC Fellow, 2000–01)

Project Title:

Romantic Friendships: Modern Lesbian Identities, 1800-1930

University of Michigan

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2000–01

Martha Vicinus wrote four chapters and the introduction, and revised four chapters, for her book, entitled Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1780-1930. She revised a talk (which she gave at Duke University and at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) on "Nostalgia and Homosexual Desire in Vernon Lee (1856-1935)" that will become a journal article, a shorter version of which will be published in Italian in a collection of essays on English literature and Italy, to be edited by Liana Borghi.