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D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Amit Chaudhuri and Tom Paulin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This study explores D. H. Lawrence's position as a ‘foreigner’ in the English canon. Focussing on poetry, the book examines how Lawrence's works, and Lawrence himself, have been read, and misread, in ... More


The Trinitarianism of D. H. Lawrence

Gould Warwick and Reeves Marjorie

in Joachim of Fiore

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242306
eISBN:
9780191697081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242306.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

In a broad sense this religious ambivalence, a movement between Christianity and a partially glimpsed religion of the future, is characteristic of all the visionary writers studied in this book. They ... More


An Alternative Aesthetic

Amit Chaudhuri

in D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the creation and proposition of a Lawrentian aesthetic constructed and derived from the poet's own writings on art and culture. It also looks at the peculiarity of Lawrence's ... More


Writing Lives Forwards: A Case for Strictly Chronological Biography

Mark Kinkead-Weekes

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There could be different ways of writing biographies, just as there are different kinds of novels. Modern biographers who are sensitive to the trends in fiction and criticism may avoid the ... More


Lawrence's ‘Author-God’

Amit Chaudhuri

in D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter talks about the intertextuality of the poems of D. H. Lawrence. Bordering on the unconventional, most of the poems of D. H. Lawrence are not formally perfected in the Yeatsian sense — ... More


D. H. Lawrence: ‘The Way Our Sympathy Flows and Recoils’

Kirsty Martin

in Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199674084
eISBN:
9780191752124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674084.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces D. H. Lawrence's changing conception of sympathy across his works, exploring how it is shaped by a vitalist understanding of the body. It explores how for Lawrence sympathy might ... More


The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More


Satirical Auto/biografiction: Wyndham Lewis and Richard Aldington

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter asks whether the kind of reading offered in the previous chapter disarms the possibility of modernist satire, deflecting our attention from criticism to autobiography. It discusses two ... More


Strange Old Feelings Wake in the Soul: Ambivalent Landscapes in D.H. Lawrence

Sam Wiseman

in The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780990895886
eISBN:
9781786945228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895886.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that D.H. Lawrence’s relationship with place and nonhuman life is profoundly influenced by underlying tensions and contradictions in his worldview, in terms of his relationships ... More


‘The Passion of Instruction’: D. H. Lawrence and Wholeness versus Bildung

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This chapter suggests that D. H. Lawrence is the most significant inheritor of the Nietzschean problematic of Bildung. Through a discussion mainly of Women in Love, the chapter brings out his ... More


Conclusion—Lawrence's ‘Difference’ and the Working Class

Amit Chaudhuri

in D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This conclusion draws attention to two important points raised in the previous chapters. The first one is Lawrence's exploration of ‘difference’ in his work. The second one is what it means to study ... More


Veering with Lawrence

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

D. H. Lawrence's reputation has veered. The reputation of his work can never return to what it was, when the canon of ‘literature in English’ was primarily a gathering of dead white men and there was ... More


The Coterie as Commodity: Huxley, Lawrence, Rhys, and the Business of Revenge

Sean Latham

in The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195379990
eISBN:
9780199869053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379990.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The continuing expansion of the mass media in the 20th century, and particularly the emergence of mass-mediated celebrity culture, meant that an ever-growing audience imagined they had access to even ... More


Modernism, conflict and the home front, 1922–1927

Andrew Frayn

in Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf are unlikely subjects for comparision, but both were non-combatant authors profoundly disillusioned by the war. Both are concerned with issues of gender and seek to ... More


Introduction

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The term ‘aesthetics’, in its Greek derivation, denotes the study of sense experience rather than the study of art. It is not surprising, therefore, that when aesthetics was founded as a discrete ... More


The Fractured Organic: Lawrence's Aesthetics

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Lawrence's concept of aesthetics, allegory, and symbol. The organic metaphor is a particularly complex and confusing one because it aspires to transcend its own metaphoric ... More


Analysing the Analyst: Lawrence's Clash with Freud

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the period 1913–1918, D. H. Lawrence was preoccupied with various anthropological works. During the same period, Sigmund Freud had been concerning himself, in his 1915 paper ‘The Unconscious’, ... More


Lawrence and Bloomsbury I: Significant Form

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Clive Bell's Art (1914), one of the key texts of Bloomsbury art-criticism, is at best an incoherent work and, at worst, a disturbingly elitist one. Peter Fuller, in Art and Psychoanalysis, is harshly ... More


Conclusion: Modernist ExcursionsModel Towns and Commercial Utopias

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The conclusion argues that the history and development of the commodified authentic are key to understanding later works of high modernism, as well as our contemporary moment, with its strangely ... More


Monsters of Empire: Conrad and Lawrence

Chris Baldick

in In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122494
eISBN:
9780191671432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122494.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

H. G. Wells may have brought the Frankenstein myth's fictional exploitation to one kind of dead end in The Invisible Man, but in The Island of Doctor Moreau he had opened it out in another direction ... More


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