DH Lawrence critical studies
in chronological order of publication
Books on D.H.Lawrence
Stephen Potter, D.H.Lawrence: A First Study, 1930.
John Middleton Murry, Son of Woman: The Story of D.H.Lawrence, 1931.
Catherine Carswell, The Savage Pilgrimage: A Narrative of D.H.Lawrence, 1932.
Frederick Carter, D.H.Lawrence and the Body Mystical, 1932.
Anais Nin, D.H.Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study, Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1932.
Horace Gregory, Pilgrim of the Apocalypse: A Critical Study of D.H.Lawrence, 1933.
William York Tindall, D.H.Lawrence and Susan His Cow, 1939.
William Tiverton [Martin Jarrett-Kerr], D.H.Lawrence and Human Existence, 1951.
The Complete Critical Guide to D. H. Lawrence is a good introduction to Lawrence criticism. Includes a potted biography of Lawrence, an outline of the stories, novels, plays, and poetry, and pointers towards the main critical writings – from contemporaries T.S. Eliot and E.M. Forster to critics of the present day. Also includes a thorough bibliography which covers biography, criticism in books and articles, plus pointers towards specialist Lawrence journals.
Mary Freeman, D.H.Lawrence A Basic Study of His Ideas, 1955.
F.R.Leavis, D.H.Lawrence: Novelist, London: Chatto and Windus, 1955.
Mark Spilka, The Love Ethic of D.H.Lawrence, 1955.
Graham Hough, The Dark Sun: A Study of D.H.Lawrence, New York: Capricorn Books, 1956.
Eliseo Vivas, D.H.Lawrence: The Failure and the Triumph of Art, 1960.
Kingsley Widmer, The Art of Perversity: D.H.Lawrence’s Shorter Fiction, 1962.
Eugene Goodheart, The Utopian Vision of D.H.Lawrence, 1963.
Julian Moynahan, The Deed of Life: The Novels and Tales of D.H.Lawrence, 1963.
George Panichas, Adventure in Consciousness: Lawrence’s Religious Quest, 1964.
Helen Corke, D.H. Lawrence: The Croydon Years, Austin (Tex): University of Texas Press, 1965.
George Ford, Double Measure: A Study of D.H.Lawrence, 1965.
H M Daleski, The Forked Flame: A Study of D.H.Lawrence, Evanston (Ill): Northwestern University Press, 1965.
Keith Sagar, The Art of D.H.Lawrence, 1966.
David Cavitch, D.H.Lawrence and the New World, 1969.
Colin Clarke, River of Dissolution: D.H.Lawrence and English Romanticism, 1969.
Baruch Hochman, Another Ego: Self and Society in D.H.Lawrence, 1970.
Keith Aldritt, The Visual Imagination of D.H.Lawrence, 1971.
R E Pritchard, D.H.Lawrence: Body of Darkness, 1971.
John E Stoll, The Novels of D.H.Lawrence: A Search for Integration, 1971.
Frank Kermode, D.H. Lawrence, London: Fontana, 1973.
Scott Sanders, D.H.Lawrence: The World of the Major Novels, 1973.
F.R.Leavis, Thought, Words, and Creativity in Lawrence, 1976.
Marguerite Beede Howe, The Art of the Self in D.H.Lawrence, 1977.
Keith Cushman, D.H. Lawrence at Work: The Emergence of the ‘Prussian Officer’ Stories, Hassocks: Harvester Press, 1978.
Alastair Niven, D.H.Lawrence: The Novels, 1978.
Anne Smith, Lawrence and Women, London: Vision Press, 1978.
R.P. Draper (ed), D.H. Lawrence: The Critical Heritage, London: Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1979.
John Worthen, D.H.Lawrence and the Idea of the Novel, London: Macmillan, 1979.
Aidan Burns, Nature and Culture in D.H.Lawrence, 1980.
L D Clark, The Minoan Distance: Symbolism of Travel in D.H.Lawrence, 1980.
Roger Ebbatson, D.H.Lawrence and the Nature Tradition, 1980.
Alastair Niven, D.H.Lawrence: The Writer and His Work, 1980.
Philip Hobsbaum, A Reader’s Guide to D.H.Lawrence, 1981.
Kim A.Herzinger , D.H.Lawrence in His Time: 1908 – 1915, 1982.
Graham Holderness, D.H.Lawrence: History, Ideology and Fiction, Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1982.
Hilary Simpson, D.H.Lawrence and Feminism, London: Croom Helm, 1982.
Gamini Salgado, A Preface to D.H. Lawrence, London: Longman, 1983.
Judith Ruderman, D.H.Lawrence and the Devouring Mother, 1984.
Anthony Burgess, Flame Into Being: The Life and Work of D.H.Lawrence, 1985.
Sheila McLeod, Men and Women in D.H.Lawrence, 1985.
Henry Miller, The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation  1985.
Keith Sagar, D.H.Lawrence: Life Into Art, 1985.
Mara Kalnins (ed), D.H. Lawrence: Centenary Essays, Bristol: Classical Press, 1986.
Michael Black, D.H. Lawrence: The Early Fiction, London: Macmillan, 1986
Peter Scheckner, Class, Politics, and the Individual: A Study of D.H.Lawrence, 1986.
Cornelia Nixon, D.H.Lawrence’s Leadership Novels and the Turn Against Women, 1986.
Colin Milton, Lawrence and Nietzsche, 1988.
Peter Balbert, D.H.Lawrence and the Phallic Imagination, 1989.
Wayne Templeton, States of Estrangement: the Novels of D.H.Lawrence 1912-17, 1989.
Janet Barron, D.H.Lawrence: A Feminist Reading, 1990.
Keith Brown (ed), Rethinking Lawrence, Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1990.
James C Cowan, D.H.Lawrence and the Trembling Balance, 1990.
John B Humma, Metaphor and Meaning in D.H.Lawrence’s Later Novels, 1990.
G M Hyde, D.H.Lawrence, London: Macmillan, 1990.
Allan Ingram, The Language of D.H. Lawrence, London: Macmillan, 1990.
Nancy Kushigian, Pictures and Fictions: Visual Modernism and D.H.Lawrence, 1990.
Tony Pinkney, Lawrence Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Weatsheaf, 1990.
Leo J.Dorisach, Sexually Balanced Relationships in the Novels of D.H.Lawrence, 1991.
Nigel Kelsey, D.H.Lawrence: Sexual Crisis, 1991.
Barbara Mensch, D.H.Lawrence and the Authoritarian Personality, 1991.
John Worthen, D H Lawrence, London: Arnold, 1991.
Michael Bell, D.H.Lawrence: Language and Being, 1992.
Michael Black, D.H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Virginia Hyde, The Risen Adam: D. H. Lawrence’s Revisionist
Typology, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992.
James B.Sipple, Passionate Form: life process as artistic paradigm in D.H.Lawrence, 1992.
Kingsley Widmer, Defiant Desire: Some Dialectical Legacies of D.H.Lawrence, 1992.
Anne Fernihough, D.H.Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology, 1993.
Linda R Williams, Sex in the Head: Visions of Femininity and Film in D.H.Lawrence, 1993.
Katherine Waltenscheid, The Resurrection of the Body: Touch in D.H.Lawrence, 1993.
Robert E.Montgomery, The Visionary D.H.Lawrence: Beyond Philosophy and Art, 1994.
James C Cowan, Lawrence, Freud, and Masturbation, 1995.
Leo Hamalian, D.H.Lawrence and Nine Women Writers, 1996.
© Roy Johnson 2004 – with thanks to Damian Grant
D.H.Lawrence – web links
D.H.Lawrence at Mantex
Biographical notes, book reviews, study guides, videos, bibliographies, critical studies, and web links.
D.H.Lawrence at Project Gutenberg
A major collection of free eTexts of the novels, stories, travel writing, and poetry – available in a variety of formats.
D.H.Lawrence at Wikipedia
Biographical notes, social background, publishing history, the Lady Chatterley trial, critical reputation, bibliography, archives, and web links.
D.H.Lawrence at the Internet Movie Database
Adaptations of Lawrence’s work for the cinema and television – in various languages. Full details of directors, actors, production, box office, trivia, and even quizzes.
D.H.Lawrence archive at the University of Nottingham
Biography, further reading, textual genetics, frequently asked questions, his local reputation, research centre, bibliographies, and lists of holdings.
D.H.Lawrence and Eastwood
Nottinhamshire local enthusiast web site featuring biography, historical and recent photographs of the Eastwood area and places associated with Lawrence.
The World of D.H.Lawrence
Yet another University of Nottingham web site featuring biography, interactive timeline, maps, virtual tour, photographs, and web links.
Local authority style web site, with maps, educational centre, and details of lectures, visits, and forthcoming events.
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