Books: Preacher

PORNOGRAPHY AND OBSCENITY—D. H.

Lawrence — Knopf ($1).

Author David Herbert Lawrence's latest novel, Lady Chatterley's Lover, had to be printed privately in Paris, pirated editions in the U. S. and England were book-legged to collectors of erotica. Authorities almost unanimously adjudged it obscene, pornographic. It was the story of an illicit love affair between an English lady and the gamekeeper on her husband's estate: all details were given, all Anglo-Saxon unprintable words were printed. Author Lawrence defended his book, attacked the literary pirates who had stolen it, in a preface (published separately...

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