Apocalypse

Apocalypse

Cambridge Lawrence Edition


Introduction by: Mara Kalnins
Notes by: Mara Kalnins

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140187816
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Written during the winter of 1929-30 and his last major work, Apocalypse is Lawrence’s radical criticism of the political, religious and social structures that have shaped Western civilization. In his view the perpetual conflict within man, in which emotion, instinct and the senses vie with the intellect and reason, has resulted in society’s increasing alienation from the natural world. Yet Lawrence’s belief in humanity’s power to regain the imaginative and spiritual values which alone can revitalize our world also makes Apocalypse a powerful statement of hope. Presenting his thoughts on psychology, science, politics, art, God and man, and including a fierce protest against Christianity, Apocalypse is Lawrence’s last testament, his final attempt to convey his vision of man and of the cosmos.
Apocalypse

Apocalypse

D. H. Lawrence, Introduction by: Mara Kalnins, Notes by: Mara Kalnins

Series

Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin
Iris Murdoch
Gary Hoppenstand
A. E. W. Mason
Elspeth Huxley
James Weldon Johnson

Table of Contents

ApocalypseNote on the Penguin Lawrence Edition
Chronology
Introduction
Note on the Texts
Advisory Editor’s Note
A Review of The Book of Revelation by Dr. John Oman
Introduction to The Dragon of the Apocalypse by Frederick Carter
Apocalypse

Appendixes
I. Apocalypse, Fragment I
II. Apocalypse, Fragment II
III. Apocalypsis II
Explanatory Notes
Further Reading

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