David Herbert Lawrence 's Moral And Mental Issues

1438 Words6 Pages
David Herbert Lawrence was born on 11 September 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire(Becket 6). He lived in a poor family. His literary books generated mass contradictions and some of his books were banned because of offensive content.He was affected by "the old traditions of the 19th century and the new ideals of the early 20th century."(Christinat iii). Lawrentian novels were full of poor dissenters and used these kinds of people for taking ideas for his writings. Also, some critics assert that there is no contact between his autobiography and writings. His themes are about the power of immoral energy, political philosophy,romantic nature, spheres of desire and language, sexuality, human existence, self- growth, solution of conflict, selfhood, otherness, and blood- consciousness. He is a kind of writer who opens the various doors to critical viewpoints.Worthern stated that Lawrence had ethical education in a big assembly of Eastwood and trained himself both in moral and mental issues (1991a: 64-8). He got help from various sermons and temperance systems to improve his morality. Ethics and language both helped him to make his personality very well.He uses in his works the sense of togetherness, Englishness, renewing morality and religious faith. As it was mentioned by Fiona Beckett that such poets as Mallarme who had a big effect in French Symbolism impressed Lawrence very much. Wilhelm Worringer 's Abstraction and Empathy (1908) attracted Lawrence for "abstraction and new

More about David Herbert Lawrence 's Moral And Mental Issues

Get Access