D.H.Lawrence

D.H.Lawrence : Two Novels

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  • Hardback | 848 pages
  • Random House UK Ltd (A Division of Random House Group)
  • Leopard Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 0752900153
  • 9780752900155

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The subtitle is unfortunate: this sensitive selection from the great bulk of Lawrence's poetry is for All People - an attractive introduction to the might-be-unfamiliar, could-be-formidable (as per Crowell Poets precedent). In the preface, Mr. Cole communicates enthusiasm for the man and his work, and some insight into both. He rightly points out the more-than-apparent affectiveness of the animal poems, the largest group here. Also, there are rueful reflections on the human condition; there is sustenance in thought ("a man in his wholeness wholly attending") and fidelity ("the gem of mutual peace emerging from the wild chaos of love") - which is to say that this is not so much about adolescence as the matrix of maturity and would mean most to older teens (who might balk at that subtitle). (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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