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The White Peacock

The White Peacock

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The White Peacock, Lawrence's first novel, is a compelling exploration of the estrangements of modern life. Focusing on three relationships, he exploits the language and conventions of the rural tradition to illuminate man's alienation from the natural world. David Bradshaw's innovative Introduction challenges received ideas about the work and reassesses this often

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The White Peacock, Lawrence's first novel, is a compelling exploration of the estrangements of modern life. Focusing on three relationships, he exploits the language and conventions of the rural tradition to illuminate man's alienation from the natural world. David Bradshaw's innovative Introduction challenges received ideas about the work and reassesses this often underrated novel to show how Lawrence, even in his first work, was already breaking the mold of English fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406790221
Publisher:
Pomona Press
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.22(d)

Meet the Author

D. H. Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. He is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Lawrence published many novels and poetry volumes during his lifetime, including Sons and Lovers and Women in Love, but is best known for his infamous novel Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 11, 1885
Date of Death:
March 2, 1930
Place of Birth:
Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England
Place of Death:
Vence, France
Education:
Nottingham University College, teacher training certificate, 1908

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