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DH Lawrence - The Rainbow

Novelists Helen Dunmore and Louise Welsh discuss DH Lawrence's 1915 novel The Rainbow, an exploration of the effect of industrialisation on pastoral life.

The novelists Helen Dunmore and Louise Welsh discuss DH Lawrence's 'The Rainbow', first published a hundred years ago in 1915, with Rana Mitter. The novel, which was banned on publication, tells the story of the Brangwen family as they face the decline of their pastoral life in the face of industrialisation. Presented by Rana Mitter.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music.

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