Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Happy birthday, D.H. Lawrence

It is the birthday of English writer D.H. Lawrence (1885), who is best remembered for his sexually explicit books Sons and Lovers (1913), The Rainbow (1915), Women in Love (1920), and Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928). Condemned by contemporary critics, Lawrence's work is now considered visionary and imaginative. The autobiographical Sons and Lovers concerns an artist's relationships with his mother and with two women lovers. Lady Chatterley's Lover is about a wealthy young woman's strained marriage to her paralyzed and emotionally distant husband and her physical relationship to her young virile gamekeeper.

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