D.H. Lawrence

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D.H. Lawrence


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

Died
March 02, 1930

Genre

Influences


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

“We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.”
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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