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Unformatted text preview: attachment He was the only man of his whole generation to whom it was fated that absolutely nothing was to happen What’s going on is homosexuality He did not have connections with women (James) There is a pattern of sensitive men, who have friendships with interesting woman, but for some reason they are out of the running for romantic relationship (within his writings) You could not say anything about homosexuality during the 19 th century Male homosexuality was illegal, could be hanged for it Female homosexuality was not illegal While the book could be prosecuted, the author could not 20:04 20:04...
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- English Literature