Who is D. H. Lawrence

David 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,
    Imploring, protesting
    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.”...
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Top 10 most used topics by D. H. Lawrence

Night 43 Dark 38 Love 36 I Love You 36 White 36 Life 30 Heart 30 Soul 29 Long 27 Face 25


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Sameerahjfmzmia: 30. "life is ours to be spent, not to be saved." -d. h. lawrence
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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