In these impressions of the Italian countryside: "Twilight in Italy", "Sea and Sardina", and "Etruscan Places", the author transforms ordinary incidents into passages of intense beauty.[...]
In his last years D. H. Lawrence often wrote for newspapers; he needed the money, and clearly enjoyed the work. He also wrote several substantial essays during the same period. This meticulously-edited collection, first published in 2004, brings together major essays such as Pornography and Obscenit[...]
This selection of Lawrence's work underlines the intensity and innovation that made him one of the most distinctive and important of twentieth-century writers. Sons and Lovers - semi-autobiographical, is a powerful exploration of family, class, sexuality and the suffocating relationships of a man wi[...]
Lawrence's reputation as a novelist has often meant that his achievements in poetry have failed to receive the recognition they deserve. This edition brings together, in a form he himself sanctioned, his Collected Poems of 1928, the unexpurgated version of Pansies, and Nettles, adding to these volum[...]
Based on the only authoritative surviving manuscript of the 1921 novel, this Cambridge edition restores many passages censored from previous editions in its depiction of "Everyman's" quest for a meaningful existence.[...]
This book comes with an introduction by Howard Jacobson. "Women in Love" begins one blossoming spring day in England and ends with a terrible catastrophe in the snow of the Alps. Ursula and Gudrun are very different sisters who become entangled with two friends, Rupert and Gerald, who live in their [...]
This title is presented with an introduction by Rachel Cusk. Set between the 1840s and the early years of the twentieth century, "The Rainbow" tells the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, ancient occupiers of Marsh Farm, Nottinghamshire. Through courting, pregnancy, marriage and defi[...]
This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "Sons and Lovers" by D. H. Lawrence. '"She was a brazen hussy." "She wasn't. - And she was pretty, wasn't she?" "I didn't look...And tell your girls, my son, that when they're running after you, they're not to come and ask your mother for you - tell t[...]
'New eyes were opened in her soul. She saw a strange creature from another world, in him. It was as if she were enchanted, and everything were metamorphosed.' In Women in Love (1920), Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, who first appeared in Lawrence's earlier novel, The Rainbow, take centre stage as Lawren[...]
Dark, but filled with bright genius, "Women in Love" is a prophetic masterpiece steeped in eroticism, filled with perceptions about sexual power and obsession that have proven to be timeless and true.
Sketches of Etruscan Places contains seven essays D. H. Lawrence wrote in 1927 after visiting several Etruscan cities in central Italy. Six were published posthumously in 1932 as Etruscan Places; 'The Florence Museum' is published for the first time here. Some appeared in magazines in Lawrence's lif[...]
Originally published in 1913, Sons and Lovers represents an exploration of Nottinghamshire's mining community, and was D. H. Lawrence's first major novel.[...]
First published in 1915, this novel traces the saga of the Brangwen family and their turbulent, scandalous fortunes.[...]
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This title is presented with an introduction by Richard Eyre. Paul Morel is the focus of his disappointed and fiercely protective mother's life. Their tender, devoted and intense bond comes under strain when Paul falls in love with Miriam Leivers, a local girl his mother disapproves of. The arrival [...]
Subject of a infamous obscenity trial, Lady Chatterley's Lover is now regarded as one of the pivotal novels of the twentieth century.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BLAKE MORRISON
Clifford Chatterley returns from the First World War as an invalid. Constance nurses him and tries to be the dutiful wi[...]
This definitive collection includes all the poems from the incomplete Collected Poems of 1929 and from the separate smaller volumes issued during his lifetime; uncollected poems; an appendix of juvenilia and another containing variants and early drafts; and all Lawrence's critical introductions to[...]
Written after the First World War when he was living in Sicily, Sea and Sardinia records Lawrence's journey to Sardinia and back in January 1921. It reveals his delighted response to a new landscape and people and his uncanny ability to transmute the spirit of place into literary art. Like his other[...]