One of a series which introduces a variety of English-language writers. This volume deals with D.H. Lawrence - his life in a changing world, his work (in particular, "Sons and Lovers", "The Rainbow" and "Women in Love") and the controversial side of his work and his love of the Midlands.
The books in this series introduce a variety of writers in the English language. By examining the writer's life and career each title helps students understand the context in which their works were written. The books also provide guidance towards a critical understanding of the major texts which school students are most likely to encounter. By using quotations, illustrations and critical analyses, it is hoped that this series will be a valuable aid to GCSE. This volume deals with D.H.Lawrence looking at his life in a changing world of the early 20th century in which he lived - the growing industrialization that was transforming the peace of the Midlands, an area he loved and knew - his work, dealing in particular with , "Sons and Lovers", "The Rainbow" and "Women in Love". It looks also at the controversial side of his work - his sensitive handling of the relationships between men and women - his short stories and poems and discusses the part they played in the development of his personal philosophy. Thus, by using quotations from his novels, poetry and letters the author aims to being alive the life and times of this English writer.