Hate Ain’t Just For Classic Literature

D.H. Lawrence wrote about hate really well in all of his classic literature. Sometimes I find myself hating. Someone looks at me on the subway that way and I hate them. Of course, we’re taught in elementary school that ‘hate’ is a bad word, and to reserve it only for the severest circumstances, but that’s… Continue reading Hate Ain’t Just For Classic Literature

Daniel Adler’s Future of the Novel

Last night I got some goodies, among which is D.H. Lawrence’s “Selected Critical Writings. Now you know how I feel about D.H. Lawrence and I think that after Conrad and Hardy of the late 19th century, he and Joyce were foremost novelists in the early 20th. So of course the first essay I read is… Continue reading Daniel Adler’s Future of the Novel

Why You Should Read D.H. Lawrence

Daniel Adler recommends Sons and Lovers. D.H. Lawrence is widely esteemed as one of the best writers of the 20th century, yet he often finds scorn for being too feminine. Reading what is arguably his masterpiece it’s easy to understand what this means. Lawrence is preoccupied with relationships. That is, his dialogue has little substance,… Continue reading Why You Should Read D.H. Lawrence