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ISSN: 1517-7238 Vol. 13 nº 25 2º Sem. 2012 p. 221-238
PRINCÍPIOS DE DUALIDADE DE D. H. LAWRENCE EM “FANNY E ANNIE” D. H. LAWRENCES PRINCIPLES OF DUALITY IN “FANNY AND ANNIE”
Professor do Departamento de Letras Estrangeiras Modernas UFPB. Doutor em Comunicação e Semiótica (PUC-SP). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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RESUMO: O presente artigo tem por objetivo apresentar uma leitura do conto de D. H. Lawrence, “Fanny e Annie”, sublinhada pela visão geral da sexologia segundo este autor e a partir do conceito de dualidade por ele proposto em sua ficção e estudos críticos. PALAVRAS-CHAVE: D. H. Lawrence; “Fannie e Annie”; dualidade. ABSTRACT: The present article aims at presenting a reading of D. H. Lawrence s “Fanny and Annie”, considering a general outlook of Lawrences sexology and his principles of duality as they emerge from his fiction and critical studies. KEY WORDS: D. H. Lawrence; “Fanny and Annie”; duality.
1 INTRODUCTION The 20th century has been a time of radical literary transformation, principally in the field of short fiction. In art and literature these transformations occurred differently. The well prepared plot proposed by traditional writers such as the story-teller Edgar Alan Poe fell gradually into decline. Bader (1976), on the other hand, affirms that the structure of this genre kept the same structure of older stories; change only came with the introduction of technical innovations. Valerie Shaw (1983), in turn, points out characteristics of the modern short story, and cites D. H. Lawrence as one that engaged in thorough revision of the rules of composition. She says:
This distinction was most persuasively made by D. H. Lawrence, whose notable contribution to the genre was to break all of Brander Mathews rules about a single character, a single event, a single emotion, or a series of...