Lady Chatterly's Lover Author:D.H. Lawrence Harassed by authorities for his alleged obscenity, regarded by some as a prophet and legend, D.H. Lawrence was, above all, a deeply serious artist who drew on psychoanalysis, theosophy, history and archaeology to define the impoverishment of modern civilization. The search for a full, intense life, lived in harmony with deep, instinctive energie... more »s, dominates his novels, poems and critical works. It also inspired his travels through southern Europe, the South Seas and Mexico in quest of primitive cultures and ideal societies. His symbolic subtlety in exposing the forces which deny life, and his insistence on the central importance of sex, revolutionized the twentieth-century novel.
Lady Chatterly's Lover is one of his most daring and deliberate creations, and his most explicit declaration of faith.« less