Titel: People from Broxtowe (district)
People from Attenborough, People from Beeston, Nottinghamshire, People from Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, People from Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, D. H. Lawrence, Paul Smith, David Watson, Anne Briggs, Henry Ireton, Paul Wright, Jeff Astle.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 28 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 27. Chapters: People from Attenborough, People from Beeston, Nottinghamshire, People from Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, People from Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, D. H. Lawrence, Paul Smith, David Watson, Anne Briggs, Henry Ireton, Paul Wright, Jeff Astle, Barry Foster, Penny Smith, Nicolas Hammond, Sir John Borlase Warren, 1st Baronet, Tony Woodcock, Sophia Di Martino, William Rigley, Arthur Mee, Alf Ward, Tom Johnston, Steve Buckley, George Chambers (cricketer, born 1884), John Reynolds, Dick Butler, Peter Coles, Wilfred Dolby Fuller, George Alfred Spencer, Isaiah Smithurst, Frederick Attenborough, William Harris (cricketer, born 1864), John Bamford, Frederick Thornhill, Neil Cossons, Albert Flewitt, Hayley Bishop, Herbert Turland, Roy Spencer, William Barber (cricketer, born 1881), John Taylor (cricketer, born 1849), Arthur Burrows, Charles Chester, Thomas Oates, Wallace Bower, Judith Church. Excerpt: David Herbert Richards Lawrence (11 September 1885 - 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist and literary critic. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct. Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile he called his "savage pilgrimage." At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, challenged this widely held view, describing him as, "The greatest imaginative novelist of our generation." Later, the influential Cambridge critic F. R. Leavis championed both his artistic integrity and his moral seriousness, placing much of Lawrence's fiction within the canonical "great tradition" of the English novel. Lawrence is now valued by many as a visionary thinker and significant representative of modernism in English literature. D. H. Lawrence at age 21 in 1906The fourth child of Arthur John Lawrence, a barely literate miner, and Lydia (née Beardsall), a former schoolmistress, Lawrence spent his formative years in the coal mining town of Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. The house in which he was born, in Eastwood, 8a Victoria Street, is now the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum. His working class background and the tensions between his parents provided the raw material for a number of his early works. Lawrence would return to this locality and often wrote about nearby Underwood, calling it; "the country of my heart," as a setting for much of his fiction. The young Lawrence attended Beauvale Board School (now renamed Greasley Beauvale D. H. Lawrence Primary School in his honour) from 1891 until 1898, becom