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An Obscene Trial

Regardless of whether authoritative, official censorship exists in a society, common people have always been the most feared of censors. The masses are the most powerful in the sense that they can make or destroy a writer. 632 more words

Week 82: Books for Mother's Day

I first had motherhood thrust upon me at the age of about four, when I was given a sinister-looking doll with eyes that clicked unnervingly open and shut, a hard bald skull with curls moulded onto its implacable surface, and a harsh voice like a carrion crow, wailing ‘Mama! 995 more words

DH Lawrence, his poem 'Poverty' - and what does it mean to be progressive?

DH Lawrence (1885-1930)

Marx understood perfectly well that capitalism was disruptive; that was what he liked about it, that, along with the possibilities that such disruption opened up in its wake. 3,119 more words


Reading diary, #3

It’s been a bit of an odd month, reading-wise. Mostly science fiction, both new and old – three for review, one for Vector and two for SF Mistressworks. 1,306 more words


DH Lawrence Talk Thursday 19 March

D.H. Lawrence poet

Talk by Graham Fawcett

Thursday 19 March 6.30pm

Tickets: £10/ £25 with buffet dinner afterwards

Phone 01308 459511 to book.

Entertaining lecturer, writer, translator and educator Graham Fawcett will give a talk about the life and particularly the poetry of David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885 – 1930) the novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who was the son of a barely literate Nottinghamshire coalminer. 485 more words

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“That’s the place to get to – nowhere. One wants to wander away from the world’s somewheres, into our own nowhere.” -D.H. Lawrence