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Trespasser

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ISBN-10: 052129424X

ISBN-13: 9780521294249

Edition: 1981

Authors: D. H. Lawrence, Elizabeth Mansfield, M. H. Black, James T. Boulton, Lindeth Vasey

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D. H. Lawrence's second novel The Trespasser is based on the tragic love affair of his friend Helen Corke and her violin teacher. After reading Miss Corke's diary, Lawrence first urged her to write her story and then received her permission to do it himself. Between his rapid composition of the first draft in the spring and summer of 1910 and his final revisions in early 1912, Lawrence's view of Helen Corke, and consequently of her story, changed. The manuscript survives, and this edition presents the text for the first time as Lawrence wrote it, restoring his sentence-structure and punctuation and correcting numerous typesetters' errors. In her substantial introduction Elizabeth Mansfield…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/26/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
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…    

Paula Schwartz wrote over 35 regency and historical romance novels under the pseudonym Elizabeth Mansfield. She was born in the Bronx, New York in 1925. She studied English at Hunter College and became a teacher. She became a full-time writer in the late 1970s. She died of ovarian cancer in December 2003.

General editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Cue-titles
Introduction
The Trespasser
Explanatory notes
Textual apparatus
Appendixes