Lady Chatterley's Lover, Including 'A Propos of Lady Chatterley's Lover': A Propos of Lady Chatterley's Lover (Penguin Modern Classics)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.7 x 5.2 x 7.9
- Publication Date:March 18, 2000
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Constance Chatterly is deeply unhappy; married to an invalid, she is almost as inwardly paralyzed as her husband Clifford is paralyzed from below the waist. She finds refuge and regeneration in the arms of Mellors the gamekeeper. But can she break out against the constraints of society?
Perhaps the most famous of Lawrence's novels, the 1928 Lady Chatterley's Lover is no longer distinguished for the once-shockingly explicit treatment of its subject matter--the adulterous affair between a sexually unfulfilled upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchaired husband. Now that we're used to reading about sex, and seeing it in the movies, it's apparent that the novel is memorable for better reasons: namely, that Lawrence was a masterful and lyrical writer, whose story takes us bodily into the world of its characters.
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