Lady Chatterley's Lover, 978-1-84022-488-7

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Издательство: Wordsworth Classics
Автор: Дэвид Герберт Лоуренс
Страниц: 304
Переплет: Мягкая обложка
Язык: Английский
Вес: 201
ISBN: 978-1-84022-488-7
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With its four-letter words and its explicit descriptions of sexual intercourse, Lady Chatterley's Lover is the novel with which D.H.Lawrence is most often associated. First published privately in Florence in 1928, it became a world-wide best-seller when Penguin Books successfully resisted an attempt by the British Director of Public Prosecutions to prevent them publishing an unexpurgated edition. The famous Lady Chatterley trial heralded the sexual revolution of the coming decades and signalled the defeat of Establishment prudery. Yet Lawrence himself was hardly a liberationist and the conservatism of many aspects of his novel would later lay it open to attacks from the political avant-garde and from feminists. The story of how the wife of Sir Clifford Chatterley responds when her husband returns from the war paralysed from the waist down, and of the tender love which then develops between her and her husband's gamekeeper, is complex and open to a variety of conflicting...