Etruscan Places: Travels Through Forgotten Italy by D. H. LawrenceEtruscan Places: Travels Through Forgotten Italy by D. H. Lawrence

Etruscan Places: Travels Through Forgotten Italy

byD. H. LawrenceForeword byMichael Squires

Paperback | July 19, 2011

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The Etruscan civilization, which flourished from the eight until the fifth centuries BC in what is now Tuscany, is one of the most fascinating and mysterious in history. An uninhibited, elemental people, the Etruscans enthralled D. H. Lawrence, who craved their "old wisdom," the secret of their vivacity and love of life. The exhilaration of Lawrence in his Etruscan adventures stands in stark contrast to his intimations of the darkness of Mussolini's Italy at a time when Europe was beginning its inexorable drift toward tragedy.

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930), novelist, poet, playwright, painter, critic, is an icon of twentieth century literature. He spent his life traveling -- to America, Italy, Austria, Mexico, the South of France, and Sri Lanka -- and it was during this time that he wrote such classics as Sea and Sardinia, The Plumed Serpent and Lady Chatterl...
Title:Etruscan Places: Travels Through Forgotten ItalyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.82 × 5.21 × 0.64 inPublished:July 19, 2011Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184885532X

ISBN - 13:9781848855328

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