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D. H. LawrenceAesthetics and Ideology$
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Anne Fernihough

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198112358

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.001.0001

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An ‘Anti-Imperialist’ Aesthetics

An ‘Anti-Imperialist’ Aesthetics

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(p.171) 10. An ‘Anti-Imperialist’ Aesthetics
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D. H. Lawrence
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Fernihough Anne

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0011

The völkisch ideologies that were such a formative influence on both D. H. Lawrence and Martin Heidegger went on to be used, within Heidegger's lifetime, but after Lawrence's premature death, in the services of a Blut und Boden fascism. When used somewhat differently, they also persisted in green politics, and it is no accident that it is currently Germany where green politics has the strongest foothold. It is one of the strangest paradoxes that these völkisch ideologies could be used by Nazism on the one hand, and on the other by certain strands of radical feminism, particularly, eco-feminism. If Lawrence has been linked with fascism, his aesthetics also brings him close to some contemporary ‘eco-feminist’ writers. Like them, and like Theodor W. Adorno, he connects chronological time with oppression and the domination of nature.

Keywords:   völkisch ideologies, D. H. Lawrence, Martin Heidegger, fascism, green politics, Nazism, feminism, nature, oppression, Theodor W. Adorno

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