D. H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

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David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, literary critic, travel writer, essayist, and painter. His modernist works reflect on modernity, social alienation and industrialization, while championing sexuality, vitality and instinct. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of D. H. Lawrence has received more than 5,013,816 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia. D. H. Lawrence is the 590th most popular writer (down from 476th in 2019), the 427th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 370th in 2019) and the 49th most popular British Writer.

D.H. Lawrence is most famous for his novels, Sons and Lovers, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley's Lover.

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  • 5.0M

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  • 65.68

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  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Aaron's Rod
Peter C. Hodgson provides a new translation of Hegel's 1829 lectures on the proofs of the existence of God, based on the definitive German edition. Coming late in his career, these lectures give us the great philosopher's final and most seasoned thinking on a topic of obvious significance to him, that of the reality status of God and ways of knowing God.
Women in love
The rainbow
Lady Chatterley's lover
Sons and lovers


Among writers, D. H. Lawrence ranks 590 out of 7,302Before him are Samuel Butler, Allen Ginsberg, Su Shi, Wang Wei, Vasubandhu, and Bruno Schulz. After him are Alain Robbe-Grillet, Ellen G. White, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Ismail Gaspirali, Theodore Dreiser, and John Donne.

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Among people born in 1885, D. H. Lawrence ranks 25Before him are Princess Alice of Battenberg, Ernst Bloch, George de Hevesy, Sonia Delaunay, Vladimir Tatlin, and Yakov Sverdlov. After him are Heinrich Brüning, Karl Radek, George Minot, Sabina Spielrein, Alexander Löhr, and Heinrich Hoffmann. Among people deceased in 1930, D. H. Lawrence ranks 17Before him are Fritz Pregl, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Victoria of Baden, Cosima Wagner, Arthur Balfour, and Alfred von Tirpitz. After him are Horst Wessel, Ahmad Shah Qajar, Siegfried Wagner, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Sakichi Toyoda, and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 427 out of 8,785Before him are Samuel Butler (1835), Tristan (535), Fred Hoyle (1915), John Everett Millais (1829), John Barry (1933), and Bartholomew Roberts (1682). After him are Gertrude Bell (1868), John Buchan (1875), Sam Neill (1947), John Bowlby (1907), John Donne (1572), and Ralph Fiennes (1962).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 49Before him are Harold Pinter (1930), Robert Burns (1759), George Eliot (1819), A. A. Milne (1882), Enid Blyton (1897), and Samuel Butler (1835). After him are John Donne (1572), J. M. Barrie (1860), Samuel Johnson (1709), Daphne du Maurier (1907), Alexander Pope (1688), and Muriel Spark (1918).