D. H. Lawrence: Paul Morel by D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence: Paul Morel by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence: Paul Morel

byD. H. LawrenceEditorHelen Baron

Hardcover | November 24, 2003

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This early version of Sons and Lovers, Lawrence's highly popular autobiographical novel, has never been published before. It is less polished than the finished novel but has different dramatic power. The volume also contains remarkable documents written by Jessie Chambers (Lawrence's girlfriend) in which she presents Lawrence with very hostile criticism and writes her own versions of some of his episodes. In addition, it features a fragment of a novel about his mother's childhood, facsimiles of manuscript pages, maps, and full scholarly notes.
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...
Title:D. H. Lawrence: Paul MorelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:382 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.1 inPublished:November 24, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521560098

ISBN - 13:9780521560092

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Paul Morel; Appendix 1: 'Matilda'; Appendix 2. Chapter Plan; Appendix 3. Two versions of the start of MS3; Appendix 4. MS3 Chapter 9 annotated by Jessie Chambers; Appendix 5. Jessie Chambers's manuscripts; Explanatory notes; Maps; Textual apparatus; Line-end hyphenation; Note on pounds, shillings and pence.

Editorial Reviews

"My unqualified congratulations to Cambridge University Press for the publication of Paul Morel, a volume that sets a new standard for accessible and provocative source material amid the already well-established record of excellence permeating the litany of Cambridge's definitive editions of D.H. Lawrences's prolific work." English Literature in Transition 1880-1920