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About the Author: D.H. Lawrence

David Herbert Richards Lawrence was an English writer of the 20th century, whose prolific and diverse output included novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, literary criticism and personal letters. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, human sexuality and instinct.

Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile he called his "savage pilgrimage." At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, challenged this widely held view, describing him as "the greatest imaginative novelist of our generation." Later, the influential Cambridge critic F. R. Leavis championed both his artistic integrity and his moral seriousness, placing much of Lawrence's fiction within the canonical "great tradition" of the English novel. He is now generally valued as a visionary thinker and a significant representative of modernism in English literature, although some feminists object to the attitudes toward women and sexuality found in his works.
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Paperback, Published in Mar 2008 by Editorial Impedimenta

ISBN10: 8493592781 | ISBN13: 9788493592783

Page count: 176

Lucille and Yvette are the daughters of a vicar who has been relocated to a small town after his wife left him for a younger man. When they return home after having completed their education, they feel bored and cloistered. But one afternoon they visit a gypsy camp, and the youngest one, Yvette, falls in love with a gypsy and the wild and free life she assumes he leads. Desperate for adventure, she will obsess over her escape from her current life so she can join the gypsies.

Lucille e Yvette son las hijas de un vicario relocado a una aldea luego de que su mujer lo abandona un hombre más joven. Cuando regresan a casa luego de haber completado su educación, se sienten aburridas y enclaustradas. Pero una tarde visitan un campamento gitano y la más joven, Yvette, se enamora de un gitano y de la vida libre y salvaje que asume que éste vive. Desesperada por una aventura, obsesionará sobre su escape de su vida actual para unirse a los gitanos.

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