D.H. Lawrence

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D.H. Lawrence

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born
in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England, The United Kingdom
September 11, 1885

died
March 02, 1930

gender
male

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influences


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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was an English writer of the 20th century, whose prolific and diverse output included novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, literary criticism and personal letters. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, human sexuality and instinct.

Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile he called his "savage pilgrimage." At the time o...more


Average rating: 3.55 · 124,308 ratings · 5,899 reviews · 333 distinct works · Similar authors
Lady Chatterley's Lover
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 51,345 ratings — published 1928 — 449 editions
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Sons and Lovers
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 25,194 ratings — published 1913 — 368 editions
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Women in Love (Brangwen Fam...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 18,562 ratings — published 1920 — 260 editions
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The Rainbow (Brangwen Famil...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,911 ratings — published 1915 — 160 editions
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The Rocking Horse Winner
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 3,316 ratings — published 1926 — 13 editions
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Complete Poems of D. H. Law...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,186 ratings — published 1964 — 13 editions
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The Virgin and the Gipsy & ...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,040 ratings — published 1930 — 6 editions
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The Fox
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 1,052 ratings — published 1923 — 46 editions
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The Plumed Serpent
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 868 ratings — published 1926 — 44 editions
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Selected Short Stories
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 713 ratings — published 1971 — 14 editions
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More books by D.H. Lawrence…
“We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

“A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

“For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.”
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