D. H. Lawrence | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Linda Ruth Williams

This literature criticism consists of approximately 29 pages of analysis & critique of D. H. Lawrence.
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Critical Essay by Linda Ruth Williams

SOURCE: Williams, Linda Ruth. “‘We've Been Forgetting That We're Flesh and Blood, Mother’: ‘Glad Ghosts’ and Uncanny Bodies.” D. H. Lawrence Review 27, no. 2 (1998): 233-53.

In the following essay, Williams perceives “Glad Ghosts” to be an exploration of Lawrence's psychoanalytic theories.

For it is true, as William James and Conan Doyle and the rest allow, that a spirit can persist in the after-death. Persist by its own volition. But usually, the evil persistence of a thwarted will, returning for vengeance on life. Lemures, vampires.

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Lawrence wrote this in 1918, in his essay on Edgar Allan Poe, but it is only one of his lines on the life of the dead. “There's a long way to go, after the point...

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