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Aaron's Rod

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ISBN-10: 0521272467

ISBN-13: 9780521272469

Edition: 1988

Authors: D. H. Lawrence, Mara Kalnins, M. H. Black, James T. Boulton, Lindeth Vasey

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Written in the years following World War I and set in postwar England and Italy, Aaron's Rod questions many of the accepted social and political institutions of Lawrence's generation, and raises issues as valid for our own time as they were for his. The novel's hero is an Everyman who flees the destruction in England and his failing marriage and who, like Lawrence himself, becomes absorbed in discovering and understanding the nature of the political and religious ideologies that shaped western civilization. Aaron's Rod was completed in 1921 and was censored by both Lawrence's American and English publishers. The Cambridge Edition, based on the only authoritative, surviving typescript,…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/26/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885. His father was a coal miner and Lawrence grew up in a mining town in England. He always hated the mines, however, and frequently used them in his writing to represent both darkness and industrialism, which he despised because he felt it was scarring the English countryside. Lawrence attended high school and college in Nottingham and, after graduation, became a school teacher in Croyden in 1908. Although his first two novels had been unsuccessful, he turned to writing full time when a serious illness forced him to stop teaching. Lawrence spent much of his adult life abroad in Europe, particularly Italy, where he wrote some of his…    

General editorG++s preface
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Cue-titles
Introduction
AaronG++s Rod
Appendix I
Appendix II
Explanatory notes
Textual apparatus
A note on pounds, shillings and pence
Index