Fantasia of the Unconscious by D. H. Lawrence is a unique work in the history of psychology. Unlike any other views of the time, it was written with the poetry, force, and audacity characteristic of Lawrence himself. This piece stands as a psychological curiosity and a literary gem that provides insight to Lawrence's own mental processes.
Fantasia of the Unconscious sheds invaluable light on the work of one of the most acclaimed and infamous modernists in literary history. No message stands alone. It is a relationship between the author and the audience, a snapshot of a living interaction, and it is only from this perspective that any classical piece can be fully understood. With this in mind, both the author and the climate of his time have been taken into account in a summary that precedes the narration of the full text. This summary includes a biography of and background information on the author and an overview of the work. Also included are reviews by chapter, a synopsis and an analysis, and a section exploring the historical context, criticisms, and social implications of the work. With a full critical analysis and insight that makes the central themes accessible to students and interested parties of all backgrounds, this narration of D.H. Lawrence's Fantasia of the Unconscious is a must-hear.