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D.H. Lawrence

David Herbert (D. H.) Lawrence, whose fiction has had a profound influence on twentieth-century literature, was born on September 11, 1885, in a mining village in Nottinghamshire, England. His father was an illiterate coal miner, his mother a genteel schoolteacher determined to lift her children out of the working class. His parents' unhappy marriage and his mother's strong emotional claims on her son later became the basis for Lawrence's Sons and Lovers (1913), one of the most important autobiographical novels of this century.

In 1915, his masterpiece, The Rainbow, which like it's companion novel Women In Love (1920) dealt frankly with... Read More

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Lady Chatterley's Lover
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Kathryn Harrison
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2001
$12.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75800-3 (0-375-75800-3)

Introduction by Kathryn Harrison
 
Inspired by the long-standing affair between D. H. Lawrence’s German wife and an Italian peasant, Lady Chatterley’s Lover follows the intense passions of Constance Chatterley. Trapped in an unhappy marriage to an aristocratic mine owner whose war wounds have left him paralyzed and impotent, Constance enters... Read more






Lady Chatterley's Lover
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Bantam Classics | Paperback | November 1983
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21262-4 (0-553-21262-1)

Lyric and sensual, D.H. Lawrence's last novel is one of the major works of fiction of the twentieth century. Filled with scenes of intimate beauty, explores the emotions of a lonely woman trapped in a sterile marriage and her growing love for the robust gamekeeper of her husband's estate. The most... Read more






The Lost Girl
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Lee Siegel
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2003
$13.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6997-9 (0-8129-6997-9)

The Lost Girl, D. H. Lawrence’s forgotten novel, is a passionate tale of longing and sexual defiance, of devastation and destitution.

Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s... Read more






The Plumed Serpent
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 1992
$18.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73493-2 (0-679-73493-7)

The story of a European woman's self-annihilating plunge into the intrigues, passions, and pagan rituals of Mexico. Lawrence's mesmerizing and unsettling 1926 novel is his great work of the political imagination. Read more






The Rainbow
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Keith Cushman
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$11.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75965-9 (0-375-75965-4)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Pronounced obscene when it was first published in 1915, The Rainbow is the epic story of three generations of the Brangwens, a Midlands family. A visionary novel, considered to be one of Lawrence’s finest, it explores the... Read more






Sons and Lovers
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Geoff Dyer
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 1999
$11.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75373-2 (0-375-75373-7)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

With a new Introduction by Geoff Dyer
Commentary by Anthony Burgess, Jessie Chambers, Frieda Lawrence, V.S. Pritchett, Kate Millett, and Alfred Kazin

Of all Lawrence's work, Sons and Lovers tells us most about the emotional source... Read more






Sons and Lovers
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Bantam Classics | Paperback | August 1985
$5.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21192-4 (0-553-21192-7)

Since its publication in 1913, D. H. Lawrence's powerful and passionate third novel stands as one of the greatest autobiographical novels of the twentieth century. Here is the story of artist Paul Morel as a young man, his powerful relationship with his possessive mother, his passionate love affair with Miriam Leivers... Read more






St. Mawr & The Man Who Died
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Vintage | Paperback | February 1959
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-70071-7 (0-394-70071-6)

These two brilliant novels are deservedly among Lawrence's most popular works. Both are at the same time exciting narratives and striking expressions of Lawrence's philosophy. St. Mawr is the story of a splendid stallion in whose vitality the heroine finds the quality that is lacking in the men she knows. It... Read more






The Virgin and the Gipsy
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 1992
$13.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74077-3 (0-679-74077-5)

The Virgin and the Gipsy was discovered in France after D. H. Lawrence's death in 1930. Immediately recognized as a masterpiece in which Lawrence had distilled and purified his ideas about sexuality and morality, The Virgin and the Gipsy has become a classic and is one of Lawrence's most electrifying short... Read more






Women in Love
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Foreword by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2000
$10.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75488-3 (0-375-75488-1)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

With an Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
foreword by the author
Commentary by Carl van Doren, Rebecca West,
Aldous Huxley, and Henry Miller

It is . . . the world of the poets and the preponderance of the poet in [Lawrence]... Read more






Women in Love
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Bantam Classics | Paperback | February 1996
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21454-3 (0-553-21454-3)

Perhaps no other of the world’s great writers lived and wrote with the passionate intensity of D. H. Lawrence. And perhaps no other of his books so explores the mysteries between men and women–both sensual and intellectual–as Women in Love. Written in the years before and during World War I in... Read more





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