The Rainbow

The Rainbow

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Penguin Putnam
A controversial classic from D.H. Lawrence, the author of Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Lush with religious and metaphysical imagery, this is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, set against the decline of their rural English existence in the face of industrialization. The novel also treats the most taboo subject of its time, peering intimately into a family’s sexual mores, exposing the dynamics of marriage and physical love as a sexual tug-of-war that is both formidable and inescapable. Visionary and prophetic, The Rainbow was banned in England after its publication in 1915 and was long available in the U.S. only in an expurgated edition.

With an Introduction by Daphne Merkin

Baker & Taylor
This novel, filled with religious and metaphysical imagery, depicts the sensual experiences of the blond, slow-speaking Brangwens who, for generations, have lived on Marsh Farm in Nottinghamshire. Reissue.

& Taylor

A novel depicting the sensual experiences of the blond, slow-speaking Brangmens who for generations have lived on Marsh Farm in Nottinghamshire.

Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, 2009
ISBN: 9780451530301
Branch Call Number: FICTION LAWRE...D
Characteristics: xix, 519 pages ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Merkin, Daphne


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May 01, 2010

not one of my favourites - felt more like an academic study of femaleness and industrialism. Some of the most beautiful descriptions of nature that I have ever read, and some very steamy romantic encounters made it definitely a worthwhile experience.


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