D. H. Lawrence and Italy

D. H. Lawrence and Italy

Sketches from Etruscan Places, Sea and Sardinia, Twilight in Italy

Introduction by:
Editor: Simonetta de Filippis
Editor: Paul Eggert
Editor: Mara Kalnins

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141441559
  • 528 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


In these impressions of the Italian countryside, Lawrence transforms ordinary incidents into passages of intense beauty. Twilight in Italy is a vibrant account of Lawrence’s stay among the people of Lake Garda, whose decaying lemon gardens bear witness to the twilight of a way of life centuries old. In ‘Sea and Sardinia’, Lawrence brings to life the vigorous spontaneity of a society as yet untouched by the deadening effect of industrialization. And ‘Etruscan Places’ is a beautiful and delicate work of literary art, the record of ‘a dying man drinking from the founts of a civilization dedicated to life.’

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D. H. Lawrence and Italy

D. H. Lawrence and Italy

D. H. Lawrence, Introduction by: Tim Parks, Editor: Simonetta de Filippis, Editor: Paul Eggert, Editor: Mara Kalnins

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