Synopses & Reviews
In this Readers' Guide, Richard Beynon explores some of the most significant critical material to have been written about these novels since their publication in 1915 and 1920. The book provides readers with a clear introduction to Lawrence's place in literary studies, and offers a comprehensive account of the many shifts of critical opinion that have affected his literary reputation.
“I continue to find the Readers Guides indispensable for teaching—they really give students a sense of criticism having a history.”—Rachel Bowldy, University of York
About the Author
is Head of School for Academic and Professional Studies at Lowestoft College.
Table of Contents
Contemporary Reviews * The Thirties and Forties: Psychobabble, Total Recall and Obscurity * The 'Lawrence Revival' * The Sixties and Onwards: Acceptability and Dissolution * Phallic Pride and the Politics of Sex: Feminist Criticism * Materialism, Ideology, Myths and Histories: A Number of Lawrences