Catherine Brown is head of the English faculty at New College of the Humanities in London. She has previously taught at the universities of Cambridge, Greenwich and Oxford. She co-edited The Reception of George Eliot in Europe, and written The Art of Comparison: How Novels and Critics Compare. She is also vice-president of the D H Lawrence Society.
Interviews with Catherine Brown
Although less flamboyantly experimental than his contemporaries Joyce and Woolf, D H Lawrence was a modernist, says literary scholar Catherine Brown. Here, she selects five books that make the case for this most contradictory, and often divisive, of writers—a man whose fictions and ‘philosophicalish’ works were by turns brilliant and bewildering, sublime and ridiculous