D. H. Lawrence: Late Essays and Articles by D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence: Late Essays and Articles by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence: Late Essays and Articles

byD. H. LawrenceEditorJames T. Boulton

Hardcover | May 17, 2004

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D.H. Lawrence often wrote for newspapers in his last years not only because he needed the money, but because he enjoyed producing short articles at the prompting of editors. He also wrote substantial essays such as the contentious introduction to his own volume of Paintings and the highly controversial Pornography and Obscenity. Written between 1926 and Lawrence's death in 1930, all thirty-nine articles are collected and edited in this volume, including two previously unpublished autobiographical pieces.
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. Law...
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Title:D. H. Lawrence: Late Essays and ArticlesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.18 inPublished:May 17, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521584310

ISBN - 13:9780521584319

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Prefatory note; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Late essays and articles: note on the texts; Mercury; [Return to Bestwood]; Getting on; Which class I belong to; Newthorpe in 2927; The 'Jeune Fille' wants to know; Laura Philippine; That women know best; All there; Thinking about oneself; Insouciance; Master in his own house; Matriarchy; Ownership; Autobiography; Women are so cocksure; Why I don't like living in London; Cocksure women and hen-sure men; Hymns in a man's life; Red trousers; Is England still a man's country?; Sex appeal; Do women change; Enslaved by civilisation; Give her a pattern; Introduction to pictures; Myself revealed; Introduction to these paintings; The state of funk; Making pictures; Pornography and obscenity; Pictures on the wall; The risen lord; Men must work and women as well; Nottingham and the mining countryside; We need one another; The real thing; Nobody loves me; Appendix 1. Early draft of 'The 'Jeune Fille' Wants to Know'; Appendix 2. Vanity Fair version of 'Do Women Change'; Appendix 3. 'Mushrooms': an autobiographical fragment; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; A note on pounds, shillings and pence.

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"To read these wonderful essays, and the many other pieces in this volume, is to reacquaint onself with the lyrical and visionary brilliance of Lawrence's art--even when the passion and insight are compressed into the limiting format of a newspaper article." English Literature in Transition, Peter Balbert, Trinity University