Speaking of D.H. Lawrence, T.C. Boyle, another ye of the double abbreviation, might be the man who writes most like him today.
Real men, as D.H. Lawrence and Oliver Reed knew well, have no problem sitting around the house in the nude with their mates.
Lionel Trilling routinely hailed Hemingway and Faulkner, F.R. Leavis venerated D.H. Lawrence.