New D.H. Lawrence

Edited by Howard Booth

New D.H. Lawrence

Book Information

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 978-0-7190-7836-1
  • Pages: 224
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £85.00
  • Published Date: February 2010
  • BIC Category: Literature & literary studies / Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Ireland, LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 20th Century, LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Literature & literary studies / Literary studies: from c 1900 -, Literature, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Literature: history & criticism, Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers


New D.H. Lawrence uses current and emergent approaches in literary studies to explore one of Britain's major modernist writers. The collection features new work by the present generation of Lawrence scholars, who are brought together here for the first time.

Chapters include: Andrew Harrison on the marketing of Sons and Lovers; Howard J. Booth on The Rainbow, Marxist criticism and colonialism; Holly A. Laird on ethics and suicide in Women in Love; Hugh Stevens on psychoanalysis and war in Women in Love; Jeff Wallace on Lawrence, Deleuze and abstraction; Stefania Michelucci on myth and war in 'The Ladybird'; Bethan Jones on gender and comedy in the late short fiction; Fiona Becket on green cultural critique, Apocalypse and Birds, Beasts and Flowers; and Sean Matthews on class, Leavis and the trial of Lady Chatterley.

New D.H. Lawrence will be of interest to all concerned with contemporary writing on Lawrence, modernism and English radical cultures.


Howard J. Booth
1. Dust-jackets, blurbs and forewords: the marketing of Sons and Lovers
Andrew Harrison
2. The Rainbow, British Marxist criticism of the 1930s and colonialism
Howard J. Booth
3. Suicide in D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love: a modernist ethics
Holly A. Laird
4. Women in Love, psychoanalysis and war
Hugh Stevens
5. 51/49: democracy, abstraction and the machine in Lawrence, Deleuze and their readings of Whitman
Jeff Wallace
6. 'The line and the circle': D.H. Lawrence, the First World War and myth
Stefania Michelucci
7. Disappearing tricks: comedy and gender in D. H. Lawrence's late short fiction
Bethan Jones
8. D. H. Lawrence, language and green cultural critique
Fiona Becket
9. The trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover: 'The most thorough and expensive seminar on Lawrence's work ever given'
Sean Matthews


Howard J. Booth is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Manchester

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