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.


The Horse Dealer's Daughter

"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 ... [+]


The Rocking-Horse Winner

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 ... [+]



I can imagine, in some otherworld Primeval-dumb, far back In that most awful stillness, that only gasped and hummed, Humming-birds raced down the avenues.
Before anything had a soul, While life ... [+]


A Winter's Tale

Yesterday the fields were only grey with scattered snow, And now the longest grass-leaves hardly emerge; Yet her deep footsteps mark the snow, and go On towards the pines at the hills’ white ... [+]