Books by John Worthen

John Worthen was a professor of D.H. Lawrence Studies at the University of Nottingham, where he remains Emeritus Professor. His career as Lawrence's biographer began in the 1980s and culminated in the celebrated D. H. Lawrence: The Early Years 1885-1912,


Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A perceptive, readable work of Laurentiana, though perhaps too late in its own right."
Well-crafted life of the once-famous (or infamous) writer who got much mileage out of shocking the bourgeoisie. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Acute and absorbing scholarship. (Fifty b&w photographs—not seen.)"
First installment of an ambitious three-volume biography of D.H. Lawrence; to be followed by volume two (1912-1922, by Mark Kinkead-Weekes) and volume three (1922-1930, by David Ellis), set for 1992 and 1994, respectively. Read full book review >