Introductions and Reviews by D. H. LawrenceIntroductions and Reviews by D. H. Lawrence

Introductions and Reviews

byD. H. LawrenceEditorN. H. Reeve, John Worthen

Hardcover | January 31, 2005

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This volume collects together the introductions and reviews for which Lawrence was responsible over the whole duration of his writing career, from 1911 to 1930: it includes the book review which was the last thing he ever wrote, in the Ad Astra Sanatorium in Vence. The forty-nine separate items include some of his most compelling literary productions: for example, the fascinating Memoir of Maurice Magnus of 1921-22, his only extended piece of biographical writing. The volume's Introduction not only outlines the literary contacts of Lawrence's career which led him to doing such work, but gives a fresh account of the life of a literary professional who regularly wrote in support of work in which he personally believed, and who also (rather surprisingly) wrote reviews of nearly thirty books. All the texts, including a number previously unpublished in Britain, have been freshly edited and are supplied with extensive Explanatory notes.
John Worthen is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Nottingham and was until 2003 Director of the D. H. Lawrence Research Centre there. He is author of several books on D. H. Lawrence, notably D. H. Lawrence: The Early Years, 1885-1912 (1991), the first volume in the three-volume Cambridge biography of D. H. Lawrence, an...
Title:Introductions and ReviewsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:726 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.73 inPublished:January 31, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521835844

ISBN - 13:9780521835848

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Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction; Part A. Introductions: Part B. Introductions to Translations: Part C. Reviews: Appendices; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; A note on pounds, shillings and pence.

Editorial Reviews

'Their editorial efforts also are most impressive ... provides a fascinating outline of Lawrence's career as editor, translator and reviewer. Their commentary, in particular the impressively full explanatory notes, offer a most generous wealth of miscellaneous information ...' Dieter Mehl, University of Bonn