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Bertram Cope's Year

Gelesen von James K. White

(3,5 Sterne; 5 Bewertungen)

This novel was perhaps the most daring and affirmative LGBT literature of the first two decades of the 20th century in America. In this story, Bertram Cope is a young college instructor, about twenty-four years old ("certainly not a day over twenty-five"), who is pursued by men and women, both younger and older than himself. In writing this novel, Fuller had to carefully craft his plot schemes so as not to offend the sensibilities of publishers. As a result, today's reader is left somewhat, but not entirely, confused about the precise feelings that characters develop for one another by the end of the book. Nevertheless, no publishing house would touch it, which ultimately required that Fuller go the self-publishing route.

Bertram Cope's Year was the first novel by an established American writer that dealt exclusively with the subject of homosexuality. Although it did not achieve the notariety it deserved at the time, it set the tone for the increasingly open discussion of gay themes in literary form. (Introduction by James K. White) (8 hr 48 min)

Chapters

Cope at a College Tea

20:19

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Cope Makes a Sunday Afternoon Call

12:59

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Cope Is "Entertained"

12:01

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Cope Is Considered

15:53

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Cope Is Considered Further

15:21

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Cope Dines--And Tells About It

17:17

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Cope Under Scrutiny

14:54

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Cope Undertakes An Excursion

13:37

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Cope On The Edge Of Things

14:26

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Cope At His House Party

15:30

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Cope Enlivens The Country

15:58

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Cope Amidst Cross-Purposes

14:58

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Cope Dines Again--And Stays After

22:20

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Cope Makes An Evasion

18:26

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Cope Entertains Several Ladies

19:56

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Cope Goes A-Sailing

17:32

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Cope Among Cross-Currents

18:21

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Cope At The Call Of Duty

23:31

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Cope Finds Himself Committed

16:13

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Cope Has A Distressful Christmas

18:50

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Cope, Safeguarded, Calls Again

19:19

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Cope Shall Be Rescued

14:10

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Cope Regains His Freedom

12:37

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Cope In Danger Anew

16:29

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Cope In Double Danger

12:34

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Cope As A Go-Between

16:26

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Cope Escapes A Snare

14:42

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Cope Absent From A Wedding

13:23

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Cope Again In The Country

14:18

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Cope As A Hero

13:14

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Cope Gets New Light On His Chum

13:21

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Cope Takes His Degree

12:50

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Cope In A Final View

17:05

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