Tonight’s Reading Plan: Lawrence and Lebowski

I'm reading Lawrence, Hemingway and Anderson. Tonight, I will read a few chapters in the Sun Also Rises and perhaps a little more of St. Mawr.  I'm also reading The Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski. You're going to want to check that out.  Full disclosure:  I get a small … Continue reading Tonight’s Reading Plan: Lawrence and Lebowski

Horses In Midstream: DH Lawrence, Ernest Hemingway, and Sherwood Anderson

I'm reading a three-story collection of DH Lawrence that anthologizes "The Woman Who Rode Away," St. Mawr (really a novella), and "The Princess." I've finished "The Woman Who Rode Away" and am a third through St. Mawr.  All three tales involve horses.  The first and last are about women who leave their normal lives on … Continue reading Horses In Midstream: DH Lawrence, Ernest Hemingway, and Sherwood Anderson

Fiction Responding to Fiction: D.H. Lawrence and Raymond Carver (and James Lasdun)

Among the 14 pounds of books I got from Powell's this week are three or four pounds of DH Lawrence. I also bought the 2014 O. Henry Prize collection and a new copy of James Lasdun's It's Beginning to Hurt.  I studied with James in 2011 at The New School.  I did not know that … Continue reading Fiction Responding to Fiction: D.H. Lawrence and Raymond Carver (and James Lasdun)