Dressing for D.H.

December 19th, 2010

Earlier this fall, two unrelated events happened to coincide, with a very odd result.

The first item is that I was reading D.H. Lawrence’s novel Women in Love – partly because I love D. H. Lawrence, partly because I love T.E. Lawrence (who also loved D.H. Lawrence), and partly because I will read anything to avoid finishing Paradise Lost. I should have read The Rainbow first of course, but I didn’t know any better. I still like Lady Chatterley the best anyhow. (Has anyone else noticed that many of Lawrence’s male protagonists are frail, bearded, with deep set eyes, and prone to coughing?) Read on…

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