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The Selected Letters of D. H. Lawrence
     

The Selected Letters of D. H. Lawrence

by D. H. Lawrence
 

ISBN-10: 0521401151

ISBN-13: 9780521401159

Pub. Date: 08/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Lawrence is one of the best English letter-writers: this is a selection of over 330 from the Cambridge Edition. Ranging across his writing career, they were addressed to the intelligentsia - but also to a local politician in his home town, a Post Office clerk and an Italian servant-girl. Lawrence's epistolary skills whether describing the natural world, presenting a

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Lawrence is one of the best English letter-writers: this is a selection of over 330 from the Cambridge Edition. Ranging across his writing career, they were addressed to the intelligentsia - but also to a local politician in his home town, a Post Office clerk and an Italian servant-girl. Lawrence's epistolary skills whether describing the natural world, presenting a comic scene, denouncing some folly, hypocrisy or injustice, conveying sympathy on the death of a friend, expressing love for his wife-to-be, are all here, and much more besides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521401159
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Cambridge Edition of the Letters of D. H. Lawrence Series
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrationsviii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
Biographical list of correspondentsxii
Introductionxxv
Letters
IThe Formative Years, 1885-19131
IIThe Rainbow and Women in Love, 1913-191661
IIICornwall and Italy, 1916-1921139
IVEastwards to the New World, 1921-1924213
VNew Mexico, Mexico and Italy, 1924-1927271
VIEurope and Lady Chatterley's Lover, 1927-1928341
VIIDecline and Death, 1928-1930417
Index492

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