D. H. Lawrence: The Life of an Outsider

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COUNTERPOINT, 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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If you are the least bit interested in Lawrence's life, this is one of the most engaging and informative biographies I have come across. Read full review

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John Worthen is Professor of D. H. Lawrence studies at the University of Nottingham. He has written and edited many books relating to D. H. Lawrence and is author of The Early Years, the first volume in the three-volume biography of D. H. Lawrence (1991).

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