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Women in Love

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was born in central England. His mother was a schoolteacher and father was a heavy drinker. Lawrence’s mother died in 1910; he helped her die by giving her an overdose of sleeping medicine. E. M. Forster’s claim that he was the greatest imaginative novelist, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century. “Snake” and “How Beastly the Bourgeoisie is” are probably his most anthologized poems. Women In Love, considered his best, was written during World War I. This book is a sequel to The Rainbow.
Modernist form and modernist content are in this book. It is thus a major modernist text and possesses an intellectual power that few other 20th century novels can much. Women in love is about' the problem of today, the establishment of a new relation, or the readjustment of the old one, between man and women. Through a series of dramatic scenes- a wedding, a water party, encounters in flats and restaurants in London, excursions to the countryside around the town Beldover, Lawrence creates a passionate, lyrical and savagely critical vision of modern society and modern values. In his intense friendship with Gerald and his marriage to Ursula, Birkin seeks out a new kind of relationships attempting to transcend the destructive 20th century conjuction of the love and death and its mechanical, soulless sexuality. The authorfirst shows a strange a new kind relationship.
I'll move on the plot of the book. It's a story of two sisters- Ursula and Gudrun. They live in a town Beldover, and their relationships dominate the novel. Ursula is a teacher and she is in love with school inspector Rupert Birkin. They meanwhile, are married and the novel continues to explore their happier relationship. The author himself is present in the novel as a character Rupert.
Now, about the characters. Gerald and Gudrun, Ursula and Birkinare drawn towards each other. The main figure- Birkin, suffers from frustrated life, he…


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