Anthony Burgess on D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Burgess on D. H. Lawrence

Streaming Video - 1984
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D. H. Lawrence: a polemicist against his country and his age, petty materialism and class conflict, militarism, and sexual repression. In this vintage program, the late novelist Anthony Burgess appraises the life of a literary iconoclast ironically dubbed an icon of the 20th century. With a focus on Lawrence's dissidence, Burgess analyzes the influence of his provincial childhood in Eastwood; studies his parents, polar opposites; and traces his flight from parochialism-first to nature, then to the metropolis, and finally into exile. Readings by Sir Ian McKellen from Lawrence's novels, essays, and poems flesh out this larger-than-life personality.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Digital Classics (Firm), [1984]
Copyright Date: ©1984
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (45 min., 22 sec.)) : sound, color


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