Sons And Lovers
Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2004 - Fiction - 424 pages
1913. Controversial English novelist, short-story writer, poet and essayist, Lawrence is known for his frequently misunderstood, but basically idealistic theories about sexual relations and for his interest in primitive religions and nature mysticism. Lawrence regarded sex, the primitive subconscious, and nature as cures for what he considered modern man's maladjustment to industrial society. His philosophy, life history and prejudices are inextricably entwined in his writings. Sons and Lovers is a partly autobiographical novel which deals with the author's boyhood and adolescence as the son of a coal miner.
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Review: Sons and LoversUser Review - Steve TK - Goodreads
This semi-autobiographical novel is important in understanding Lawrence's relationships to class, to his mother, and to love and sex. And it's a remarkably modern read, considering that it was ... Read full review
Review: Sons and LoversUser Review - Leonard Houx - Goodreads
William: How do you like Lawrence? I wasn't impressed. I came away thinking his rep rests on sensationalism. Me: meh. the book seems to be about emotions, relationships: stuff i don't give a shit about. Read full review