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A controversial classic from D.H. Lawrence, the author of Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Lush with religious and metaphysical imagery, this is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, set against the decline of their rural English existence in the face of industrialization. The novel also treats the most taboo subject of its time, peering intimately into a familys sexual mores, exposing the dynamics of marriage and physical love as a sexual tug-of-war that is both formidable and inescapable. Visionary and prophetic, The Rainbow was banned in England after its publication in 1915 and was long available in the U.S. only in an expurgated edition.

With an Introduction by Daphne Merkin

Synopsis:

Lush with religious and metaphysical imagery, this is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, set against the decline of the rural English midlands. The original, uncensored text--banned in London in 1915--peers into a family's sexual mores, exposing the sexual dynamics of marriage and physical love. Revised reissue.

Synopsis:

Lady Chatterley's Lover is both one of the most beautiful and notorious love stories in modern fiction. The summation of D.H. Lawrence's artistic achievement, it sharply illustrates his belief that tenderness and passion were the only weapons that could save man from self-destruction.

Synopsis:

D. H. Lawrence’s great autobiographical novel paints a provocative portrait of an artist torn between affection for his mother and desire for two beautiful women. Set in the Nottinghamshire coalfields of Lawrence’s own boyhood, the story follows young Paul Morel’s growth into manhood in a British working-class family.

Gertrude Morel, Paul’s puritanical mother, concentrates all her love and attention on Paul, nurturing his talents as a painter. When she muses that he might marry someday and desert her, the attentive son swears he will never leave her. Then Paul falls in love—with not one woman but two—and must eventually choose between them.…

About the Author

The son of a miner, the prolific novelist, poet, and travel writer David Herbert Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, in 1885. He attended Nottingham University and found employment as a schoolteacher. His first novel, The White Peacock, was published in 1911, the same year his beloved mother died and he quit teaching after contracting pneumonia. The next year Lawrence published Sons and Lovers and ran off to Germany with Frieda Weekley, his former tutor’s wife. His masterpieces The Rainbow and Women in Love were completed in quick succession, but the first was suppressed as indecent and the second was not published until 1920. Lawrence’s lyrical writings challenged convention, promoting a return to an ideal of nature where sex is seen as a sacrament. In 1928 Lawrence’s final novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, was banned in England and the United States for indecency. He died of tuberculosis in 1930 in Venice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451530301
Author:
Lawrence, D. H.
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Introduction by:
Merkin, Daphne
Introduction:
Merkin, Daphne
Author:
Worthen, John
Author:
Merkin, Daphne
Author:
DYER, GEOFF
Author:
Lawrence, D.H.
Author:
Jackson, Dennis
Author:
DeMott, Benjamin
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
6.88x4.20x1.45 in. .57 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 544 pages Signet Classics - English 9780451530301 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Lush with religious and metaphysical imagery, this is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, set against the decline of the rural English midlands. The original, uncensored text--banned in London in 1915--peers into a family's sexual mores, exposing the sexual dynamics of marriage and physical love. Revised reissue.
"Synopsis" by ,
Lady Chatterley's Lover is both one of the most beautiful and notorious love stories in modern fiction. The summation of D.H. Lawrence's artistic achievement, it sharply illustrates his belief that tenderness and passion were the only weapons that could save man from self-destruction.
"Synopsis" by , D. H. Lawrence’s great autobiographical novel paints a provocative portrait of an artist torn between affection for his mother and desire for two beautiful women. Set in the Nottinghamshire coalfields of Lawrence’s own boyhood, the story follows young Paul Morel’s growth into manhood in a British working-class family.

Gertrude Morel, Paul’s puritanical mother, concentrates all her love and attention on Paul, nurturing his talents as a painter. When she muses that he might marry someday and desert her, the attentive son swears he will never leave her. Then Paul falls in love—with not one woman but two—and must eventually choose between them.…

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