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D.H. Lawrence

I no longer thought of myself in the terms that D. H. Lawrence used to observe on our national character: "The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer.
Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
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  • I no longer thought of myself in the terms that D. H. Lawrence used to observe on our national character: "The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • D. H. Lawrence was in Ceylon for six weeks in 1922 as a guest of the Brewsters who lived in Kandy.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Have you read D. H. Lawrence?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Most, I hid under my dresser: D. H. Lawrence.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned

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  • "You want to hand over this battle to D. H. Lawrence," said Abe.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • D. H. Lawrence writes essays about Egyptian and Mexican myth, Freudian psychoanalysis, issues in the Book of Revelation, and the history of the novel in Europe and America.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I think of Gauguin or D. H. Lawrence or Ernest Hemingway, who, incidentally, used to go fishing with my Abuelo Guillermo in Cuba, and I become convinced that you have to live in the world to say anything meaningful about it.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • D. H. Lawrence
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Certainly when D. H. Lawrence has the flood go crashing through the family homestead in The Virgin and the Gypsy (1930), he’s thinking of Noah’s flood, the big eraser that destroys but also allows a brand-new start.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • To talk about sex in literature almost inevitably leads to discussion of D. H. Lawrence.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • Let’s take my old standby D. H. Lawrence.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • What separates the sexual behavior of Forster’s characters from that of Durrell’s, aside from time, is D. H. Lawrence.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • D. H. Lawrence offers the contrasting view in Women in Love.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I honestly believe that if D. H. Lawrence could see the sorry state of sex scenes that developed within a generation of his death, he would retract Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • D. H. Lawrence’s work is profoundly political even when it doesn’t look like it, even when he is less overt than in Women in Love, where he has a character say of a robin that it looks like a "little Lloyd-George of the air."
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • D. H. Lawrence gave us any number of short stories where characters devour and destroy one another in life-and-death contests of will, novellas like "The Fox" (1923) and even novels like Women in Love (1920), in which Gudrun Brangwen and Gerald Crich, although ostensibly in love with one another, each realize that only one of them can survive and so engage in mutually destructive behavior.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Anna Karenina throws herself under the train, Emma Bovary solves her problem with poison, D. H. Lawrence’s characters are always engaging in physical violence toward one another, Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus is beaten by soldiers, Faulkner’s Colonel Sartoris becomes a greater local legend when he guns down two carpetbaggers in the streets of Jefferson, and Wile E. Coyote holds up his little "Yikes" sign before he plunges into the void as his latest gambit to catch the Road Runner fails.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   D.H. Lawrence [6] , Virginia Woolf [4] , Jane Austen [5] , Charles Dickens [6] , Charlotte Brontė [7] , Emily Brontė [7] , George Bernard Shaw [7] , George Eliot [7] , Oscar Wilde [7] , Thomas Hardy [7] , C.S. Lewis [8] , Daniel Defoe [8] , E.M. Forster [8] , George Orwell [8] , Graham Greene [8] , Rudyard Kipling [8]
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