D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

D. H. Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. His whole work is based on an analysis of the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization.

His opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life.

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"Well, Mabel, and what are you going to do with yourself?" asked Joe, with foolish flippancy. He felt quite safe himself. Without listening for an answer, he turned aside, worked a grain of tobacco to... [+]

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Yesterday the fields were only grey with scattered snow,
And now the longest grass-leaves hardly ... [+]

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It ought to be lovely to be old
to be full of the peace that comes of experience
and wrinkled ripe... [+]

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The small locomotive engine, Number 4, came clanking, stumbling down from Selston–with seven full waggons. It appeared round the corner with loud threats of speed, but the colt that it startled ... [+]

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I never saw a wild thing
sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
... [+]

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There was a woman who was beautiful, who started with all the advantages, yet she had no luck. She married for love, and the love turned to dust. She had bonny children, yet she felt they had been ... [+]

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I can imagine, in some otherworld
Primeval-dumb, far back
In that most awful stillness, that only ... [+]