Cal/liope in Love

@article{Holmes2007CalliopeIL,
  title={Cal/liope in Love},
  author={Morgan Holmes},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={223 - 232}
}
  • Morgan Holmes
  • Published 16 August 2007
  • Art
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
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