LADY CHATTERLEY S LOVER The Uncensored Edition

Author: D. H. Lawrence
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 9788027218257
Release Date: 2017-10-06
Genre: Fiction

This novel by D. H. Lawrence was first published in 1928 and subsequently banned. Lady Chatterley's Lover is one of the most subversive novels in English Literature. The first edition was printed privately in Florence, Italy, with assistance from Pino Orioli; an unexpurgated edition could not be published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960. (A private edition was issued by Inky Stephensen's Mandrake Press in 1929.) The book soon became notorious for its story of the physical relationship between a working-class man and an upper-class woman, its explicit descriptions of sex, and its use of then-unprintable words. Lady Chatterley's Lover was inspired by the long-standing affair between Frieda, Lawrence's German wife, and an Italian peasant who eventually became her third husband; Lawrence's struggle with sexual impotence; and the circumstances of his and Frieda's courtship and the early years of their marriage.

The Trial of Lady Chatterley s Lover

Author: Sybille Bedford
Publisher:
ISBN: 1907970975
Release Date: 2016-10
Genre:

The first full-scale literary trial in Britain's history - re-counted by the ever-charming and inimitable Sybille Bedford.

The End of Obscenity

Author: Charles Rembar
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781504015677
Release Date: 2015-07-21
Genre: Law

Winner of the George Polk Award: Charles Rembar’s illuminating account of overturning America’s obscenity laws and protecting literature from censorship Up until the 1960s, depending on your state of residence, your copy of Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer might be seized by the US Postal Service before reaching your mailbox. Selling copies of Cleland’s Fanny Hill in your bookstore was considered illegal. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence was, according to the American legal system, pornography with no redeeming social value. Today, these novels are celebrated for their literary and historic worth. The End of Obscenity is Charles Rembar’s account of successfully arguing the merits of such great works of literature in front of the Supreme Court. As the lead attorney on the case, he—with the support of a few brave publishers—changed the way Americans read and honor books, especially the controversial ones. Filled with insight from lawyers, justices, and the authors themselves, The End of Obscenity is a lively tour de force. Racy testimony and hilarious asides make Rembar’s memoir not only a page-turner but also an enlightening look at the American legal system.

Lady Chatterley s Lover

Author: D. H. Lawrence
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9781443425230
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Fiction

Emotionally and physically isolated from her disabled husband, Lady Constance Chatterley enters into an affair with the couple’s gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors. While she finds physical fulfillment and love with Mellors, Constance is nevertheless forced to confront the differences between the upper and lower classes as she chooses between a future in reduced circumstances with Mellors and a life of comfort with her distant husband. Lady Chatterley’s Lover explores themes of class difference, social conflict, and intellectual versus physical stimulation. Its explicit sexual content and use of then-unprintable words made the novel the subject of a 1960 British obscenity trial, the non-guilty verdict of which resulted in greater freedom for publishing explicit content. Lady Chatterley’s Lover has been adapted for radio, film, theatre and television. HarperPerennialClassics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Jeremy Hutchinson s Case Histories

Author: Thomas Grant
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444799743
Release Date: 2015-06-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NON-FICTION DAGGER 'Thomas Grant has brought together Hutchinson's greatest legal hits, producing a fascinating episodic cultural history of post-war Britain that chronicles the end of deference and secrecy, and the advent of a more permissive society . . . Grant brings out the essence of each case, and Hutchinson's role, with clarity and wit' Ben Macintyre, The Times 'An excellent book . . . Grant recounts these trials in limpid prose which clarifies obscurities. A delicious flavouring of cool irony, which is so much more effective than hot indignation, covers his treatment of the small mindedness and cheapness behind some prosecutions' Richard Davenport-Hines, Guardian Born in 1915 into the fringes of the Bloomsbury Group, Jeremy Hutchinson went on to become the greatest criminal barrister of the 1960s, '70s and '80s. The cases of that period changed society for ever and Hutchinson's role in them was second to none. In Case Histories, Jeremy Hutchinson's most remarkable trials are examined, each one providing a fascinating look into Britain's post-war social, political and cultural history. Accessibly and entertainingly written, Case Histories provides a definitive account of Jeremy Hutchinson's life and work. From the sex and spying scandals which contributed to Harold Macmillan's resignation in 1963 and the subsequent fall of the Conservative government, to the fight against literary censorship through his defence of Lady Chatterley's Lover and Fanny Hill, Hutchinson was involved in many of the great trials of the period. He defended George Blake, Christine Keeler, Great Train robber Charlie Wilson, Kempton Bunton (the only man successfully to 'steal' a picture from the National Gallery), art 'faker' Tom Keating, and Howard Marks who, in a sensational defence, was acquitted of charges relating to the largest importation of cannabis in British history. He also prevented the suppression of Bernardo Bertolucci's notorious film Last Tango in Paris and did battle with Mary Whitehouse when she prosecuted the director of the play Romans in Britain. Above all else, Jeremy Hutchinson's career, both at the bar and later as a member of the House of Lords, has been one devoted to the preservation of individual liberty and to resisting the incursions of an overbearing state. Case Histories provides entertaining, vivid and revealing insights into what was really going on in those celebrated courtroom dramas that defined an age, as well as painting a picture of a remarkable life. To listen to Jeremy Hutchinson being interviewed by Helena Kennedy on BBC Radio 4's A Law Unto Themselves, please follow the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04d4cpv You can also listen to him on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ddz8m

Lady Chatterley s Trial

Author: Cecil Hewitt Rolph
Publisher:
ISBN: 0141022329
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Trials (Obscenity)

In May 2005 Penguin will publish 70 unique titles to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. The titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality of the Penguin list and will hark back to Penguin founder Allen Lane's vision of good books for all'. In 1960, thirty years after D. H. Lawrence's death, Penguin moved to publish his most provocative novel Lady Chatterley's Lover for the first time. What followed was the most significant literary obscenity trial of the twentieth century, as Penguin called upon a string of expert witnesses including E. M. Forster and Sir Allen Lane to triumphantly defend the book's literary merit, in a case that compellingly reflected the changing face of contemporary society.

Dirt for Art s Sake

Author: Elisabeth Ladenson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801474108
Release Date: 2007-01-22
Genre: Law

Ladenson recounts the most visible of modern obscenity trials involving scandalous books and their authors.

The First Lady Chatterley

Author: D. H. Lawrence
Publisher:
ISBN: 1258932393
Release Date: 2013-10
Genre:

This is a new release of the original 1944 edition.

Lady Chatterley s Lover

Author: Дэвид Лоуренс
Publisher: Litres
ISBN: 9785040785827
Release Date: 2017-10-11
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Чтение оригинальных произведений – простой и действенный способ погрузиться в языковую среду и совершенствоваться в иностранном языке. Серия «Бестселлер на все времена» – это возможность улучшить свой английский, читая лучшие произведения англоязычных авторов, любимые миллионами читателей. Для лучшего понимания текста в книгу включены краткий словарь и комментарии, поясняющие языковые и лингвострановедческие вопросы, исторические и культурные реалии описываемой эпохи.Констанция Чаттерлей искренне любит своего мужа, прикованного к инвалидному креслу. Но желание иметь наследника подталкивает супругов к нелегкому решению: Констанции нужно завести роман, если она встретит подходящего мужчину. Каким будет любовник леди Чаттерлей и чем обернется эта связь?Книга предназначена для тех, кто изучает английский язык на продолжающем или продвинутом уровне и стремится к его совершенствованию.

Censorship in Australia The Case of Lady Chatterley s Lover

Author: Sophie Lamell
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783656327387
Release Date: 2012-11-30
Genre: Literary Criticism

Essay from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, University of Melbourne, course: Publishing and Communications, language: English, abstract: An exploration into literary censorship in Australia using the infamous Lady Chatterley's Lover as case study. While this novel may seem relatively inoffensive by today’s standards, Lady Chatterley’s Lover must be considered within the context of the puritanical Australia of the 1920s-1960s. At this time, Australia had the strictest censorship of any democratic nation.

Women in Love

Author: David Herbert Lawrence
Publisher: Thomas Seltzer
ISBN: PRNC:32101068574472
Release Date: 1922
Genre: Fiction

"Growing up in the sheltered society of 1920s England, Gudrun and Ursula know little about the ways of love. So when they pursue thrilling, torrid affairs with a notorious playboy and a brooding philanderer, what they discover about their lovers, and themselves, may be more all consuming - and dangerously volatile - than they ever dared imagine"-- Container.

The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan

Author: Kirsten Cather
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: UCSD:31822039588470
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Art

This book explores the practice of censorship in modern Japan, focusing on the most celebrated censorship trials of literature, film, and manga in the post WW II period.

Lolita

Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307744027
Release Date: 2010-08-24
Genre: Fiction

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. Most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.