Who is D. H. LawrenceDavid Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English writer, novelist, poet and essayist. His works reflect on modernity, industrialization, sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct. His best known novels—Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley's Lover—notably concerned gay and lesbian relationships, and were the subject of censorship trials.
Lawrence's opinions and artistic preferences earned him many enemies, and he endured persecution and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile, four years of which he described as a "savage enough pilgrimage". At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who ha...
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D. H. Lawrence Poems
- Winter In The Boulevard
The frost has settled down upon the trees
And ruthlessly strangled off the fantasies
Of leaves that have gone unnoticed, swept like old
Romantic stories now no more to be told....
- Whales Weep Not!
They say the sea is cold, but the sea contains
the hottest blood of all, and the wildest, the most urgent.
All the whales in the wider deeps, hot are they, as they urge...
- Week-night Service
The five old bells
Are hurrying and eagerly calling,
They know, but clamorously falling...
- Virgin Youth
Now and again
All my body springs alive,
And the life that is polarised in my eyes,
That quivers between my eyes and mouth,...
- Under The Oak
You, if you were sensible,
When I tell you the stars flash signals, each one dreadful,
You would not turn and answer me
“The night is wonderful.”...
Top 10 most used topics by D. H. LawrenceNight 43 Dark 38 Love 36 I Love You 36 White 36 Life 30 Heart 30 Soul 29 Long 27 Face 25
D. H. Lawrence Quotes
- We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great gleaming nerve-centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that Saturn has over us or Venus But it is a vital power, rippling exquisitely through us all the time... Now all this is literally true, as men knew in the great past and as they will know again.
- Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
- I have never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A little bird will fall dead, frozen from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself.
- Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
- The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
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Ryantamvanp: "life is ours to be spent, not to be saved." -d. h. lawrence
Ozcandemiral259: 77. “love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.” —d.h. lawrence
Ademtunc874: 77. “love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.” —d.h. lawrence
Paledave: the virgin and the gypsy--d. h. lawrence. a fable in the guise of a short novel; written in 1926 or 1928, and published posthumously. it's one of the best starting points into lawrence's grim, turbulent, peculiar world. that's joanna shimkus and franco nero on the cover.
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