11/24/2013

DH Lawrence's Women in Love

...'Joyce and Lawrence are polar opposites: Joyce of the school of Flaubert, highly architectural, a French polisher of language, prepared to give a week to find the words to make the phrase he wants, and then another to their rearrangement; Lawrence impressionistic and impulsive, over-fluid and repetitive sometimes, appearing merely to sketch approximations of meaning, at others finding expression which answers to Shelley's description of Wordsworth's imagination - "new creating" what it sees. For Lawrence everything was forever up for discovery. A new world, new feelings, and a new language in which to apprehend them'...

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2008/jun/14/saturdayreviewsfeatres.guardianreview33

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