D.H. Lawrences Women in Love: A Casebook

Paperback | November 8, 2006

EditorDavid Ellis

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Although D. H. Lawrence's stock has fallen in recent times there are now signs of a revival. Of all his works, Women in Love is widely regarded as the most complex and rewarding. Apart from the classic essay by Joyce Carol Oates, all the items collected in this volume were published after1990. Written by scholars from the United Kingdom, France, Australia and Canada, as well as the United States, they illustrate both the way recent theoretical developments in literary studies can be made relevant to readings of Lawrence and the healthy persistence of traditional methods of analysis.They also reveal Women in Love as a twentieth century classic that continues to challenge its readers and refuses to be pigeonholed. College students will find this collection an invaluable aid in their efforts to come to terms with the novel and for those of their elders who admire Lawrence it willprovide a convenient and interesting way of discovering the kind of reactions he has provoked in the last fifteen years. The collection also contains a photograph of the statuette that was quite clearly the inspiration of Lawrence's description of Loerke's Lady Godiva, along with a note from thescholar who has only very recently announced its discovery.

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Although D. H. Lawrence's stock has fallen in recent times there are now signs of a revival. Of all his works, Women in Love is widely regarded as the most complex and rewarding. Apart from the classic essay by Joyce Carol Oates, all the items collected in this volume were published after1990. Written by scholars from the United Kingdo...

David Ellis is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury. His previous books include D. H. Lawrence: Dying Game 1922-1930 (Volume 3: The Cambridge Biography of D. H. Lawrence).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 5.51 × 8.19 × 0.71 inPublished:November 8, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019517027X

ISBN - 13:9780195170276

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DAVID ELLIS: IntroductionJOYCE CAROL OATES: Lawrence's Gotterdammerung: The Tragic Vision of Women in LoveJOHN WORTHEN: The First "Women in Love"DAVID PARKER: Into the Ideological Unknown: Women in LoveJOHN B. HUMMA: Lawrence in Another Light: Women in Love and ExistentialismGERALD DOHERTY: Ars Erotica or Scientia Sexualis?: Narrative Vicissitudes in D.H. Lawrence's Women in LoveJACK F. STEWART: The Myth of the Fall in Women in LoveBETHAN JONES: Entrapment and Escape in D.H. Lawrence's Women in LoveCAROLA M. KAPLAN: Totem, Taboo, and Blutbruderschaft in D.H. Lawrence's Women in LoveMARK KINKEAD-WEEKES: Violence in Women in LoveGINETTE KATZ-ROY: The Dialogue with the Avant-Gard in Women in LoveJ.B. BULLEN: Loerke's StatuetteIndex