Lady Chatterley's Lover
D.H. Lawrence finished "Lady Chatterley's Lover" in 1928, but it was not published in an uncensored version until 1960. Many contemporary critics of D.H. Lawrence viewed the Victorian love story as vulgar, and even pornographic. It was banned immediately upon publication in both the UK and... show more
D.H. Lawrence finished "Lady Chatterley's Lover" in 1928, but it was not published in an uncensored version until 1960. Many contemporary critics of D.H. Lawrence viewed the Victorian love story as vulgar, and even pornographic. It was banned immediately upon publication in both the UK and the US. The obscenity trials which followed established legal precedents for literature which still endure. At the heart, "Lady Chatterley's Lover" is a story about the invisible bonds between lovers, companions, and husbands and wives. Against this backdrop, Lawrence also explores the relationship between physical desire and spiritual fulfillment, often using sensual and explicitly sexual language. This special edition of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" has been restored for a modern audience, including all previously censored material.
Publish date: August 1st 2009
Publisher: El Paso Norte Press
Pages no: 380
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Banned Books
This is a terrible, racist book. That's where the only remaining shock factor lies. Recommended reading to no one.
I decided to read this book because it was a famous banned book. It was seen by many as being obscene. This was an interesting book. Some of the sex parts were unintentionally funny (ex. Mellors comparing his wife's vagina to a beak and all the John Thomas/Lady Jane talk). On the other hand it did...
Book Club Read for November for Sit in Book Club.I finished this book only because it was a bookclub read and in order to discuss a book at meetings I really feel I need the full story. I thought this book was crap and I will explain why I thought so.The Novel was banned and I do think that if it h...
Sama w sumie nie wiem czego oczekiwałam od tej książki. Nie czuję rozczarowania czy jakiejś specjalnej radości, że przeczytałam. Czy można napisać pięknie o miłości i romansie, pobudzając wyobraźnie nie używając zbędnych słów by opisać miłosne i seksualne uniesienia? Owszem można i ta książka jest t...
Really, a very tender and beautiful love story. I'm not a subscriber to its philosophy, but I think that it is very true to itself and quite interesting. There is nothing overtly lurid in its sexuality; compared to today's use of sex in stories, it is extremely tasteful - even soulful. My one issue ...