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D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Anne Fernihough


This first extended study of D. H. Lawrence's aesthetics draws on a number of modern critical approaches to present an original and balanced analysis of his literary and art criticism, and of the complex cultural context from which it emerged. Emphasizing the influence on this most ‘English’ of writers of a German intellectual and cultural heritage, the author focuses on Lawrence's connections with the völkisch ideologies prevalent in Germany from 1910–1930, from which both Heideggerian philosophy and Nazism emerged. The deep-seated affinities between Lawrentian and Heideggerian aesthetics are ... More

Keywords: literary criticism, art criticism, aesthetics, Martin Heidegger, D. H. Lawrence, Sigmund Freud, Bloomsbury, industrialization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198112358
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Fernihough, author
Girton College, Cambridge