Lady Chatterley and Her Consequences - a half day conference

Lady Chatterley and Her Consequences poster

We are on the verge of the half-centenary of the Penguin Lady Chatterley trial. Where does Lawrence’s novel stand now? In the light of theoretical-inflected and political criticisms, how do we now read Lady Chatterley’s Lover? What impact has the editorial work on the various versions of the novel had? What do we make of rewritings, film versions and parodies? What were the consequences of the Penguin trial, both for Lawrence and for other writers, and for publishers? Can we now talk of good writing and literary quality? What do we presently understand by pornography and obscenity?

  • Keynote speakers: Fiona Becket (Leeds), Alistair McCleery (Napier)
  • Date: Thursday 2 July 2009
  • Time: 1pm onwards
  • Venue: University of Bristol School of Humanities
  • Registration: £25 / £15 (concessions). Dinner is also available for £25 including drinks.

Please download the full programme (Office document, 84kB) for this event.


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