Here's a virtual movie of the great D H Lawrence Reading from his biography and the last stanza of his poem A Sexless England & The Phoenix. D H Lawrence's most famous novel "Lady Chatterley's Lover was in many ways a retelling of his own views on Englishness and inhibition,and the artificiality of the barriers of the British class system in this short virtual movie he recites a little of his liberal somewhat Pre-Raphaelite views tinged with his working class origins on free expression and sex..
David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 -- 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. His collected works, among other things, represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, some of the issues Lawrence explores are emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct.
Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile which he called his "savage pilgrimage." At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, challenged this widely held view, describing him as, "The greatest imaginative novelist of our generation." Later, the influential Cambridge critic F. R. Leavis championed both his artistic integrity and his moral seriousness, placing much of Lawrence's fiction within the canonical "great tradition" of the English novel.
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