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Daphne

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As is well-known and frequently discussed, the gothically-inclined English woman of letters Daphne Du Maurier (Don't Look Now, Rebecca) also happened to be a lesbian, but virulently suppressed these inclinations given her beloved father's abhorrence to homosexual behavior - attitudes that Du Maurier imbibed and that gave her lifelong pangs of guilt and self-denial. She experienced two life-altering homosexual loves, however: an irreciprocal one for heterosexual Ellen Doubleday, the wife of her publisher...more

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