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D. H. Lawrence and the Great War

The Quest for Cultural Regeneration


Jae-Kyung Koh

Contents: Lawrence and the Great War – Destruction and creation – War and its effects – A search for the Dionysian – Cultural dissolution and cultural regeneration – Lawrence and Foucault: the poetics of historical vision – Modern industrialism and the machine principle – The ‘historical’ and the ‘unhistorical’ – Aesthetic ‘Socratism’ – The idea of the Celtic – Modern Western culture and the over-development of consciousness – The emergence of a new post-war order.