The Letters of D. H. Lawrence / Edition 1

The Letters of D. H. Lawrence / Edition 1

by D. H. Lawrence, James T. Boulton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521006910

ISBN-13: 9780521006910

Pub. Date: 09/05/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Volume I of the Letters, edited by James T. Boulton, gives the first 580 letters in the series, covering the period September 1901 to May 1913. This is the time of Lawrence's youth in Eastwood, his first year out of England - in Italy with Frieda - to the publication of Sons and Lovers. There are letters to his early loves, Jessie Chambers, Louie Burrows and Helen

Overview

Volume I of the Letters, edited by James T. Boulton, gives the first 580 letters in the series, covering the period September 1901 to May 1913. This is the time of Lawrence's youth in Eastwood, his first year out of England - in Italy with Frieda - to the publication of Sons and Lovers. There are letters to his early loves, Jessie Chambers, Louie Burrows and Helen Corke. He writes The White Peacock, The Trespasser, Sons and Lovers, the early stories and poems. He is welcomed into the literary world by editors such as Ford and Garnett; he meets Pound and other writers; he reads widely. His mother dies; he grows away from the younger women; he meets Frieda and elopes with her. Professor Boulton's discreet annotation conceals an enormous labour of patient detection. There are over thirty photographs of his friends and correspondents and a newly discovered portrait miniature of Lawrence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521006910
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/05/2002
Series:
Cambridge Edition of the Letters of D. H. Lawrence Series, #1
Edition description:
FIRST/REPRINT
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Rules of transcription; Lawrence: a genealogy; Lawrence: a chronology, 1885–1913; Maps showing places visited by Lawrence, 1885–1913; Introduction; Letters 1-579; Index.

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