Art: Seizures

David Herbert Lawrence, bearded son of a miner and of letters, has often shocked his native England with the pagan implications of his novels (Sons and Lovers, Women in Love). His most recent tale, Lady Chatterley's Lover, he thought best to publish privately, stealthily. But officialdom soon learned of its existence, found the book so concupiscent that it was forever banned from England.

Last week, while its author sunned himself in Italy with sophisticated and sympathetic Novelist-Essayist Aldous Leonard Huxley, news came that another Lawrence venture had riled English moralists. In London...

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