Год издания: 1993
Издатель: Dover Publications
Количество страниц: 128
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One of the most distinctive literary voices of the 20th century, D.H.Lawrence wrote novels prized for their psychological and poetic insights, among them The Rainbow, Women in Love, Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Plumed Serpent and the autobiographical Sons and Lovers. His short stories are masterpieces of the genre, and, like the novels, daring for their time in their approach to sexual themes. This collection includes seven of the best Lawrence stories, each turning on some facet of sexual feeling, attitude or convention. "The Prussian Officer" focuses on an aristocratic captain's homoerotic obsession for his young orderly. "The Shadow in the Rose Garden" and "The White Stocking" deal with sexual jealousy. "Daughters of the Vicar" brilliantly describes two exceedingly class-conscious mating rituals. The last three stories, "The Christening," "Second Best" and "Odour of Chrysanthemums," etch memorable portraits of a family's shame at an illegitimate birth, a country courtship...