SEA AND SARDINIA by D.H. LAWRENCE
A new edition of the travel book that D.H. Lawrence wrote about his journeys in Italy in the 1910s. Sea and Sardinia (1916) is one of Lawrence's lyrical travel works, also seen in Twilight In Italy.
From chapter one:
Here in Sicily it is so pleasant: the sunny Ionian sea, the changing jewel of Calabria, like a fire-opal moved in the light; Italy and the panorama of Christmas clouds, night with the dog-star laying a long, luminous gleam across the sea, as if baying at us, Orion marching above...
Illustrated. 240 pages.
|Publisher:||Crescent Moon Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)|
About the Author
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
Table of Contents
I As Far As Palermo 15
II The Sea 36
III Cagliari 71
IV Mandas 89
V To Sorgono 106
VI To Nuoro 143
VII To Terranova and the Steamer 173
VIII Back 205
Further Reading 233
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I was looking for a good description of life in Sardinia in the early 1900's and DH Lawrence was my surprise go to person. He and his wife took a very rustic short tour through the island and the descriptions were fantastic. The differences he describes between Sardinia and the Italian mainland are memorable.