Anne Lister engaged in friendship and sexual relationships with a number of women, detailing these connections in a combination of plain and crypt hand across ‘volumes a many of journalizing’.
Each of the women as recorded in the journals has her own story independent of Anne’s accounts; they are not just dalliances, but complex individuals.
In this session, we will be delving into the lives of Anne Lister’s lovers and lesbros; who were they? What are their stories? These women will include:
Madame de Rosny
Pack your magnifying glass, put on your detective hat, and join us as we uncover their history, and liberate their stories from the archives.