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Lawrence, D. H., Morris, Jan - Twilight in Italy - 9781780769653 - V9781780769653
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Twilight in Italy

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Description for Twilight in Italy Paperback. D.H. Lawrence's first travel book and an important insight into the roots of his literary genius. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; 2AB; DSBH; DSK; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 18. Weight in Grams: 190.
In 1912, a young D.H. Lawrence left England for the first time and travelled to northern Italy. He spent nearly a year on the shores of Lake Garda, lodged in elegantly decaying houses set amid lemon groves and surrounded by the fading life of traditional Italy. This is a travel book unlike any other, where landscapes and people are backdrops to Lawrence's deeper wanderings - into philosophy, opinion, life, nature, religion and the fate of man. With sensuous descriptions of late harvests, darkening days and fragile ancient traditions, Twilight in Italy is suffused with nostalgia and premonition. For, looming over ... Read more

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About Lawrence, D. H., Morris, Jan
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), novelist, poet, playwright, painter, critic, is an icon of 20th century literature. His hatred of militarism, openly expressed during the First World War, sparked a wave of vilification that forced him to leave England and embark on what he called his 'Savage Pilgrimage'. He spent the remainder of his life travelling - to America, Italy, Austria, Mexico, ... Read more

Reviews for Twilight in Italy
"If this is travel writing, it is travel writing in excelsis - beyond the spectacle, beyond the experience, beyond even the interpretation, into profounder conclusions of the spirit." Jan Morris; "It cannot be read as an ordinary travel book, for his voyage is philosophic, as well as a symbolic and sensuous one." Anais Nin; "The sharpness of Lawrence's eye is ... Read more

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