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ISBN-10: 1853262501

ISBN-13: 9781853262500

Edition: 2001

Authors: Mark Kinkead-Weekes, Keith Carabine, Lionel Kelly, D. H. Lawrence

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List price: $4.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
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 most significant and most controversial novels, including Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterly's Lover. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, who had left her first husband and her children to live with him, spent several years touring Europe and also lived in New Mexico for a time. Lawrence had been a frail child, and he suffered much of his life from tuberculosis. Eventually, he retired to a sanitorium in Nice, France. He died in France in 1930, at age 44. In his relatively short life, he produced more than 50 volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel journals, and letters, in addition to the novels for which he is best known.

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 most significant and most controversial novels, including Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterly's Lover. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda , who had left her first husband and her children to live with him, spent several years touring Europe and also lived in New Mexico for a time. Lawrence had been a frail child, and he suffered much of his life from tuberculosis. Eventually, he retired to a sanitorium in Nice, France. He died in France in 1930, at age 44. In his relatively short life, he produced more than 50 volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel journals, and letters, in addition to the novels for which he is best known.

Oxford World's Classics
Introduction
Note On The Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology Of D. H. Lawrence
How Tom Brangwen Married a Polish Lady
They Live at the Marsh
Childhood of Anna Lensky
Girlhood of Anna Brangwen
Wedding at the Marsh
Anna Victrix
the Cathedral
the Child
the Marsh and the Flood
the Widening Circle
First Love
Shame
the Man's World
the Widening Circle
the Bitterness of Ecstasy
the Rainbow
Explanatory Notes