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Banned!

Australia: famous for deadly animals and banning Lady Chatterley's Lover all the way until 1965. Check out the University of Melbourne's special exhibition on banned books

Not banned enough?

A British journalist suggests that maybe we're too liberated.

Get your copy here

Lady Chatterley's Lover can still be a little hard to find in print. Luckily, you don't have to. Here's the full text, ready for you to read without anyone finding out.

Parental Discretion Advised

This website collects a bunch of early 20th-century ads for vibrators as the cure to whatever ails you: obesity, gout, and all.

Meager literary gifts, or huge… talent?

Writers debate D. H. Lawrence's literary merit in preparation for the obscenity trials.

Now For Something Completely Serious

Get your scholarly on with an official D. H. Lawrence website.

Movie or TV Productions

Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)

Full-frontal nudity—male and female. Just don't look here for quality filmmaking. And please don't watch with your parents in the room.

Lady Chatterley (1993)

The BBC classes it up as much as possible, which isn't much.

Lady Chatterley (2006)

Based on the second version of the novel, John Thomas and Lady Jane, this French adaptation combines the best of both worlds: full-frontal nudity and class.

Video

You should hear him on snakes

Dylan Thomas reading Lawrence's "Whales Weep Not!"—a poem made famous in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Relatively Safe for Work

Check out the official trailer for the award-winning 2006 French adaptation.

Images

Title Page

You only need to look at the unmarked cover of this book to know that it's dirty.

"Graphic" Novel

U.K. cartoonist Hunt Emerson adapted Lady Chatterley's Lover as a comic book. It's out of print, but you can still check out the cover here:

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