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The Rainbow - D.H. Lawrence, Rachel Cusk
The Rainbow
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Prosecuted in an obscenity trial in 1915 for its frank treatment of sexuality, this novel chronicles the lines of three generations of the Brangwen family and the emergence of modern England Set between the 1840s and the early years of the 20th century, this novel tells the story of three... show more
Prosecuted in an obscenity trial in 1915 for its frank treatment of sexuality, this novel chronicles the lines of three generations of the Brangwen family and the emergence of modern England Set between the 1840s and the early years of the 20th century, this novel tells the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, ancient occupiers of Marsh Farm, Nottinghamshire. Through courting, pregnancy, marriage, and defiance, Lawrence explores love and the conflicts it brings.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099541455 (0099541459)
Publisher: Random House UK
Pages no: 460
Edition language: English
Series: Brangwen Family (#1)
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
1.0 The Rainbow
DNF @ p. 45 After the being puzzled more than anything by Lawrence's penultimate book, Lady Chatterley's Lover, I thought I'd try another one of his that's been lingering on my shelves: This time I thought, I'd pick his first novel, The Rainbow. Sadly, I have to report that Lawrence and I are pa...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Working-Class Fiction: "The Rainbow" by D. H. Lawrence
(Original Review, 2002-06-10)Lawrence is "uneven," but of the four novels I've read by him, "The Rainbow" is the best. I read "Sons and Lovers" at the British Council. I loved it at 15, but loved it far less 2 years later. I liked "Lady Chatterley's Lover" more than I thought I would, but that maybe...
afeministreviews
afeministreviews rated it
Review from June 2010: [Though I finished this before I created this blog...I'll post it anyway. This is a short, shallow review. Originally posted on Goodreads:Though I related more to the characters in this text (in comparison to Sons & Lovers), especially Ursula, I felt that it was somehow...la...
afeministreviews
afeministreviews rated it
Though I related more to the characters in this text (in comparison to Sons & Lovers), especially Ursula, I felt that it was somehow...lacking?I enjoyed seeing contrasts between the couples and their anguish in trying to fully connect with one another. I know that the Cathedrals were an important mo...
Bibliopunkk
Bibliopunkk rated it
This is one of the most important literary books I have ever read. Impacting, riveting even there were moments I almost put it down. I don't think my brain could process what Lawrence was trying to say, or didn't want to. Still, I think back on so much I learned from this book. It made me a better h...
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