The Prussian Officer and Other Stories [NOOK Book]

The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

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Overview

The Prussian Officer and Other Stories is a collection of early short stories by D. H. Lawrence which Duckworth, his London publisher, brought out on 26 November 1914. An American edition was produced by B W Huebsch in 1916.

The stories collected in this volume are:

The Prussian Officer
The Thorn in the Flesh
Daughters of the Vicar
A Fragment of Stained Glass
The Shades of Spring
Second Best
The Shadow in the Rose Garden
Goose Fair
The White Stocking
A Sick Collier
The Christening
Odour of Chrysanthemums
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781304178824
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 6/28/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 472 KB

Meet the Author

D. H. Lawrence
Pensive and insightful, D. H. Lawrence brought to his work a frankness that had been missing from early 20th-century fiction. Though novels such as Lady Chatterly's Lover, Sons and Lovers, and others incited controversy and censorship for their sexual content, Lawrence was not being prurient; he was simply trying to describe the world around him, in both his fiction and his many letters and essays.

Biography

Born in Nottinghamshire, England, D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was the author of a remarkable array of novels, stories, poetry, literary criticism, and travel writing, including the novels Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, and Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      David Herbert Richard Lawrence. Called "Bert" by his family. Jessie Chambers and Lawrence H. Davison are pseudonyms.
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 11, 1885
    2. Place of Birth:
      Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England
    1. Date of Death:
      March 2, 1930
    2. Place of Death:
      Vence, France

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction
Note on the Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology of D. H. Lawrence
A Fragment of Stained Glass 3
Goose Fair 14
A Sick Collier 25
The Christening 32
Odour of Chrysanthemums 42
Daughters of the Vicar 63
Second Best 117
The Shadow in the Rose Garden 126
The Shades of Spring 140
The White Stocking 156
The Thorn in the Flesh 180
The Prussian Officer 200
Appendix 223
Odour of Chrysanthemums 1911 version 224
Vin Ordinaire 228
With the Guns 246
Explanatory Notes 251
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