Embankment at Night, before the War: Outcasts D. H. LAWRENCE (1885 - 1930) This was the Weekly Poem for 20 May 2006. We stretched our poetry-reading muscles with five versions of this much longer selection than usual (some 96 lines), in which D.H. Lawrence evokes a gritty yet sensitive picture of urban poverty before the First World War. (Summary by LauraFox) Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry) Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
Women in Love audiobook D. H. LAWRENCE (1885 - 1930) Women in Love is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence published in 1920. It is a sequel to his earlier novel The Rainbow (1915), and follows the continuing loves and lives of the Brangwen sisters, Gudrun and Ursula. Gudrun Brangwen, an artist, pursues a destructive relationship with Gerald Crich, an industrialist. Lawrence contrasts this pair with the love that develops between Ursula and Rupert Birkin, an alienated intellectual who articulates Read more [...]
Sons and Lovers audiobook by D. H. Lawrence (1885 -- 1930) Published in 1913. This intimate portrait of a coal-miner's family fastens on each member in turn: Walter Morel, the collier; Gertrude, his wife; and the children: William, Annie, Arthur, and Paul. When Mrs. Morel begins to be estranged from her husband because of his poor financial sense and his drinking habits, she comes to inhabit the lives of her children -- most particularly, her sons. She is determined that they will grow to Read more [...]