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D. H. Lawrence


Regional, National and International Contexts Conference July 2012

This two-day conference addressed Lawrence’s response to – and influence upon – regional, national and international writers, and the various regional, national and international contexts which shaped his work.

Speakers were:

  • Fiona Becket (University of Leeds)
  • Howard J. Booth (University of Manchester)
  • Bethan Jones (University of Hull)
  • Neil Roberts (University of Sheffield)
  • Keith Sagar (University of Nottingham)
  • David Trotter (University of Cambridge)
  • John Turner (Swansea University)
  • Jeff Wallace (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff)

Subjects covered included reassessments of Lawrence’s relationship to his Nottinghamshire roots, to England, and to Italy and New Mexico; revisionist work on his engagement with psychoanalysis and the contemporary media; and important new explorations of his writings in the contexts of English radicalism and green cultural critique.

There were also postgraduate papers on topics related to the conference. 

Supported with funding from:

The Modern Humanities Research Association

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