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Introductions and Reviews
This volume collects together the introductions and reviews for which D. H. Lawrence was responsible over the whole duration of his writing career, from 1911 to 1930: it includes the book review which was the last thing he ever wrote, in the Ad Astra Sanatorium in Vence. The forty-nine separate items include some of his most compelling literary productions: for example, th ...more
Hardcover, 726 pages
Published January 31st 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published December 16th 2004)
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"To me, a book like The Peep Show reveals England better than twenty novels by clever ladies and gentlemen. Be absolutely decent in the ordinary sense of the word, be a "holidayist" and a firm believer in niceness; and then set out into the world of all those nice people, putting yourself more or less at their mercy. Put yourself at the mercy of the nice holidaymaking crowd. Then come home, absolutely refusing to have your tail between your legs, but --"singing songs in praise of camping and tra ...more
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 rel ...moreMore about D.H. Lawrence...