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"At Least I Have Made a Woman of Her": Images of Women in Yeats, Lawrence, Faulkner

By Joyce Carol Oates

Originally commissioned by the Conference on Changing Perspectives on Intimacy, Sexuality, and Commitment, at the University of Hartford, June 7–18, 1982, and published in… 10,135 more words

Joyce Carol Oates

Husbands & Sons

I love the Dorfman. I’ve only been there three times, but on each occasion it’s had a completely different feel. The Hard Problem saw a DNA light sculpture suspended over a bare stage, … 549 more words

An Overview: The Redeeming Factors of DH Lawrence's Later Novels (1922-1930)

In E.M Forster’s Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905), Philip Herriton and his sister Harriet are seen travelling to Italy. The purpose of travel is to “adopt” the young son their late ex-sister-in law has left behind – a son she has with a rural Italian rustic, Gino – whose existence outside the Herriton family irks the tempered Christian consciuosness of Mrs. 1,063 more words



© Sarah Wheatley 2015

“As a culture we are in love with the idea of Death, and it feeds our creativity and desires. We intuit that Death is the true goal of life, the great release that we secretly long for. 96 more words

Know Your History - 2nd November - Penguin found not guilty and allowed to publish Lady Chatterleys lover

On this day… 2 November 1960, Penguin found “not guilty” and allowed to publish Lady Chatterley’s lover.

R v. Penguin Books Ltd was the public prosecution at the Old Bailey of Penguin Books under the Obscene Publications Act 1959 for the publication of D. 258 more words

Know Your History


Since the 1990s the poet Philip Larkin has been in an awkward place. If he’d been a gonzo journalist, or a novelist with a subject matter on the underclass, it might not have been as troubled, but perhaps because of the way poetry is consumed, and by a certain public, that his unpleasant, insular and antediluvian attitudes horrified people as it did. 264 more words

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TV Review: BBC’s Cider with Rosie and Lady Chatterley’s Lover

BBC iPlayer is a godsend. It has saved my life more than once.

Like when the TV was juddering and I couldn’t tell whether Paul Hollywood’s dubious frown resolved into a positive comment or not. 555 more words