This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Rocking-Horse Winner” (1926) by D.H. Lawrence. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
David Herbert Lawrence (1885-1930) was an English writer. Some of his most famous novels include Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterley’s Lover, where Lawrence explores life in an industrial setting. The short story “The Rocking-Horse Winner” was published in 1926 in Harper’s Bazaar and was made into several films.
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