25 minutes | Oct 24th 2020

The Anandrine Sect - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 181

The Anandrine SectThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 181 with Heather Rose JonesA look at the motif of the 18th century French “Anandrine Sect” purported to be a lesbian sex club.In this episode we talk about:The political context of late 18th c. FrancePamphlet culture and secret societiesProminent women rumored to have lesbian relationsThe “Lodge of Lesbos”The Anandrine SectA selection of source materialsSikes, Alan. 2007. “The Trouble with Tribades: Struggles of Sex and Class in French Revolutionary Performance” in Querying Difference in Theatre History edited by Scott Magelssen, Ann Haugo, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84718-303-3Merrick, Jeffery & Michael Sibalis. 2001. Homosexuality in French History and Culture. Harrington Park Press, New York.French Erotic Writings from the Ancien Régime to the Revolution by Wayne R. DynesLanser, Susan S. 2014. The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. ISBN 978-0-226-18773-0 Especially chapter 6 “Sapphic Sects and the Rites of Revolutoin, 1775-1800”Merrick, Jeffrey & Bryant T. Ragan, Jr. 2001. Homosexuality in Early Modern France: A Documentary Collection. Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN 0-19-510257-6This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: Anandrine SectA transcript of this podcast is available here.Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project OnlineWebsite: http://alpennia.com/lhmpBlog: http://alpennia.com/blogRSS: http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/Twitter: @LesbianMotifDiscord: Contact Heather for an invitation to the Alpennia/LHMP Discord serverThe Lesbian Historic Motif Project PatreonLinks to Heather OnlineWebsite: http://alpennia.comEmail: Heather Rose JonesTwitter: @heatherosejonesFacebook: Heather Rose Jones (author page)
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