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Erotic Class Masquerade: Sex and Working-Class Dialect in D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover

Courtney Pina Miller
2020 Open Library of Humanities  
By re-reading this infamous novel with new attention to these narrative practices, I suggest that Lady Chatterley's Lover be re-evaluated for its simultaneous contributions to avant-garde and working-class  ...  eroticized and performative inversions of classed labour and language, a narrative practice I call erotic class masquerade.  ...  I also wish to thank Dave Sherman for his patient and generous feedback on numerous drafts of this article, as well as the anonymous reviewers for helping me to hone and sharpen this argument.  ... 
doi:10.16995/olh.456 fatcat:ypp2l3fetbb45kczyu2vxhafp4

The end of history: censorship and libraries

Alex Byrne
2004 The Australian Library Journal  
library and read every book as long as any document does not offend your own ideas of decency.  ...  Some have reacted with timidity as did Swansea Libraries on the release of Lady Chatterley's Lover -they purchased a copy but made it available by request only (Lucas 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/00049670.2004.10721620 fatcat:pmgtk47g5zdjrjj3gwp5etary4

Page 25 of Criminal Law & Justice Weekly Vol. 154, Issue 2 [page]

1990 Criminal Law & Justice Weekly  
And then Sir Allen Lane of Penguin Books decided that the public generally should have an opportunity of seeing the book.  ...  LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER After I reported what I had seen - as they say - with the evidence of my own eyes what was going on in the car park of a court, the subsequent correspondence to which the Editor  ... 

Scandalous women: Gender and identity in top-notch smut

Alyson Miller
2013 Journal of Gender Studies  
As this paper will argue, the relationship between women, literature, and scandal is one marked by both intra-and extra-textual efforts to restrain not only the unpredictability and power of female sexuality  ...  '), textual analysis, public censure, or critical excoriation.  ...  public and legal censure and 'correct' readings of the literary work.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09589236.2012.681186 fatcat:ty2oa45zwjad7kmds7etgshr2m

American Readers and Their Novels [chapter]

Amy L. Blair
2014 The Oxford History of the Novel in English  
While libraries were public institutions, library infrastructure was largely funded through private philanthropy.  ...  By bringing a preselected slate of books right to your door, subscription series rendered the reading process more efficient; one had only to read, and the editors and publishers would perform the work  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0003 fatcat:hdtbcf5yvncsvhls5zuyqceoky

Introduction [chapter]

Erik Erlanson, Jon Helgason, Peter Henning, Linnéa Lindsköld
2020 Forbidden Literature: Case studies on censorship  
As a consequence, however, power over content and access has in several crucial regards shifted to the private sector.  ...  Due to the content or orientation of their work, authors and other cultural workers also experience increasing public pressure. 2 In other words, various forms of censorship and other mechanisms of control  ...  Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928), a significant case in the history of English literature.  ... 
doi:10.21525/kriterium.22.a fatcat:axyt2emusvex3n5fnnhjxede6q


1961 Notes and Queries  
King Library at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. NOTES AND QUERIES 109 TORY’ (An Island Tale) A Play in Three Acts, by B.  ...  “LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER”: A CORRECTION IN chapter xvi, there is.a sentence which appears, both in the Odyssey Press edition (1933: p. 294) and in the Penguin edition (1960: p. 259), in the following form  ... 
doi:10.1093/nq/8-3-108b fatcat:rwrtceazsfab3apyqvknmr42tq

(Out)Rage Against The Machine: 'Parasexuality' and Subversion in Jean Rhys's Voyage in the Dark

Catherine Rovera
2013 Études Britanniques Contemporaines  
In the extension of his introduction to the authorized 1929 Paris edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover, D. H.  ...  151) . 13 Significantly, what used to distinguish a music-hall act from a so-called 'legitimate' theatrical performance was the close bond, the intimacy that built up between the performer and the audience  ... 
doi:10.4000/ebc.720 fatcat:yqyyvmdp4babpl2zhisu42i6mi

The Art of Offence: British Literary Censorship since 1971 (1971–the Present Day) [chapter]

Joe Brooker
2013 Prudes on the Prowl  
The magazine was also charged under the 1953 Postal Act, as an indecent article sent by mail, and under the Obscene Publications Act itself.  ...  The play's defence was led by Lord Jeremy Hutchinson, who had contributed to the defence of Lady Chatterley's Lover in 1960.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0010 fatcat:wpt7bix6enaflozwknigurjuba

Censorship and Magic Tricks in Inter-War Britain

Lisa Z. Sigel
2013 Revue LISA  
read aloud Oscar Wilde’s The Ballad of Reading Gaol to her before the publication of The Well of Loneliness .4 David Herbert Lawrence wrote three versions of Lady Chatterley’s Lover in preparation  ...  As a private organization, it could play fast and loose with legal codes and it was composed of zealots who could operate without public recourse.  ... 
doi:10.4000/lisa.5211 fatcat:w7jfxkgglrd2npjrqeef3agiba


1961 New Blackfriars  
of Lady Chatterley’s Lover.  ...  ANTONY BLACK LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER, by D. H. Lawrence; Penguin Books; 3s. 6d. PHOENIX, the Posthumous Papers of D. H. Lawrence; Heinemann; 35s.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1741-2005.1961.tb06905.x fatcat:cd7tcdcj4vc5dbfosbe6tmh36u

The Metaphysics of the Law of Obscenity

Harry Kalven,
1960 The Supreme court review  
the activities of the rutting season between two rather dull persons .. " Generous quotation is irresistible: "When I first read Lady Chatterley's ,Lover, thirty years ago, I thought it a dreary, sad performance  ...  He read the statute as making it an offense to sell to the general public a book that might have a deleterious influence on the young.  ... 
doi:10.1086/scr.1960.3108685 fatcat:5j7sx4tyqngqbbslk3mrnxhi54

Pornography in the Library [chapter]

David Squires
From abstract questions of cataloging to concrete concerns about shelving, libraries constitute a virtual and a physical space for consolidating the public they serve.  ...  Arguing that in the late 1960s libraries emerged as a privileged institutional space for negotiating "community standards," Squires emphasizes the spatial dimension central to the invention and management  ...  battles over so-called modern classics Lady Chatterley's Lover and Tropic of Cancer. 2 By 1965, Story of O had accrued the peculiar distinction of winning the Prix des Deux Magots at the same time as  ... 
doi:10.17613/m6pr4f fatcat:f5vz6iq2cbagjf72rry2agivay

Queering the Grammar School Boy: Class, Sexuality and Authenticity in the Works of Colin MacInnes and Ray Gosling [chapter]

Lucy Robinson, Ben Jones
2018 Youth Subcultures in Fiction, Film and Other Media  
He supported the defence of Lady Chatterley's Lover and Oz, also contributing to the latter publication. 18 Yet throughout it all, MacInnes was clearly the product of a privileged and literary background  ...  The case made clear the boundaries between public and private left over from the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and further constructed two queer constituencies and ascribed each a value according to class.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-73189-6_2 fatcat:g5pjrcghbnh6vi2bkp5na5nt7a

To the smell of pineapples; writing a Queensland auto-bio-graphie

Francesca Rendle-Short
2006 Text: Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs  
All this in the 1960s and 1970s before kitsch could possibly have been named as 'a thing' in Queensland; the Big Pineapple on the Bruce Highway north of Brisbane was only beginning its life as a tourist  ...  And in sub-tropical Queensland, the pointy state of Australia, what a surfeit.  ...  talkback radio live-to-air, and in public meetings: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Catcher in the Rye, Lady Chatterley's Lover.  ... 
doi:10.52086/001c.31861 fatcat:t7izr2mvjrawngk7h7tfrtibjm
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