The Rainbow | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Solomon Eagle

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of The Rainbow.
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Critical Review by Solomon Eagle

SOURCE: A review of The Rainbow, in New Statesman, Vol. VI, No. 137, November 20, 1915, p. 161.

In the following review, Eagle criticizes The Rainbow as "dull and monotonous," but defends the novel against censors.

Last Saturday, at Bow Street, Mr. D. H. Lawrence's new novel The Rainbow was brought before the bench and sentenced to death. Who lodged an information against the book I don't know. It is conceivable, at a time when the patriotism of our criminals must leave our policemen plenty of leisure, that some cultured constable may have got hold of the work and rushed to his superiors with it. But it is likelier that the prosecution was the work of some Society or individual set upon Mr. Lawrence's track by one of the violent attacks upon the book which appeared in the Press...

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