Study Of Thomas Hardy And Other Essays by D. H. LawrenceStudy Of Thomas Hardy And Other Essays by D. H. Lawrence

Study Of Thomas Hardy And Other Essays

byD. H. LawrenceEditorBruce Steele

Paperback | August 30, 1985

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D. H. Lawrence's 'Study of Thomas Hardy', written in the early months of World War I, was originally intended to be a short critical work on Hardy's characters, but developed into a major statement of Lawrence's philosophy of art. The introduction to this work shows its relation to Lawrence's final rewriting of The Rainbow and its place among his continual attempts to express his philosophy in a definitive form. Previously published posthumously from a corrupt typescript, the 'Study' is now more firmly based on Koteliansky's typescript - Lawrence having destroyed the manuscript. The other essays in this volume span virtually the whole of Lawrence's writing career, from 'Art and the Individual' (1908) to his last essay 'John Galsworthy', written in 1927. The introduction sets these essays in the context of Lawrence's life and work. The textual apparatus gives variant readings, and explanatory notes identify references and quotations, and offer background information.
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:Study Of Thomas Hardy And Other EssaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:August 30, 1985Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Study of Hardy and Other Essays; Appendixes; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus.