Cold Comfort Farm, D. H. Lawrence, and English Literary Culture Between the Wars

  title={Cold Comfort Farm, D. H. Lawrence, and English Literary Culture Between the Wars},
  author={F. Hammill},
  journal={MFS Modern Fiction Studies},
  pages={831 - 854}
  • F. Hammill
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • MFS Modern Fiction Studies
Stella Gibbons's Cold Comfort Farm (1932) has been an incredibly popular novel. Its most famous line, "I saw something nasty in the woodshed," has become a catchphrase, and the book has sold in large numbers since its first publication in 1932. It has been adapted as a stage play, a musical, a radio drama, and two films, thereby reaching a still larger audience. However, its status within the academically-defined literary canon is comparatively low. One full article on Cold Comfort Farm was… Expand
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