D. H. Lawrence: The Life of an Outsider

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Pgw, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 518 pages
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This Seductive and Engaging Biography offers a bold reappraisal of a man who was deeply uncomfortable in his own skin. Lawrence's fascination with the body and his determination to articulate its every experience brought about his notorious reputation, and ultimately, his literary redemption. What emerges in John Worthen's portrait is an intimate and absolutely compelling study of an individual in angry revolt against his class, culture, and country--a man passionately struggling to live in accordance with his beliefs.

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D.H. LAWRENCE: The Life of an Outsider

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Well-crafted life of the once-famous (or infamous) writer who got much mileage out of shocking the bourgeoisie."How I hate the attitude of ordinary people to life," David Herbert Lawrence grumbled ... Read full review

D. H. Lawrence: The Life of an Outsider

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Worthen (D.H. Lawrence studies, emeritus, Univ. of Nottingham) is one of the world's preeminent Lawrence scholars; Volume 1 of the definitive Cambridge biography of Lawrence, D.H. Lawrence: The Early ... Read full review

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