D(avid) H(erbert Richards) Lawrence Biography

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The author of such milestones of modernism as Sons and Lovers,The Rainbow, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley's Lover, D. H. Lawrence has long been widely recognized as one of the major English novelists of the twentieth century. A self-proclaimed devotee of the "dark gods" of the unconscious and of mystical "blood-knowledge," he has also long been well known, even notorious, as a social thinker, a prophet of sexual liberation, and a passionate pilgrim whose quest for a utopian community of kindred spirits took him halfway around the world. In some circles, too, he has been seen as both a representative and a regressive modernist political theorist: he has been called a protofascist, a primitivist, a racist, and most recently a "masculinist." Less frequently mentioned, however, is Lawrence's serious and substantial work as a poet. While he was alive, this body of verse...

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