The Boy In The Bush by D. H. LawrenceThe Boy In The Bush by D. H. Lawrence

The Boy In The Bush

byD. H. LawrenceEditorM. L. Skinner, Paul Eggert


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At D.H. Lawrence's suggestion, a nurse and author, Mollie Skinner wrote about a young Englishman's reactions to late nineteenth-century Western Australia; then Lawrence completely rewrote it. This is the first critical edition of that novel, The Boy in the Bush. The reading text eliminates publishers' censorship and the miscopyings of typists and typesetters. The compositional development and the variants of the typescripts and first editions are given in the textual apparatus. Explanatory notes distinguish local and historical material. Appendices include maps, an outline history of the colony and two of Lawrence's essays about the collaboration, one of which appears here for the first time in 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. Law...
Title:The Boy In The BushFormat:PaperbackDimensions:564 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.26 inPublisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521007143

ISBN - 13:9780521007146

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; The Boy in the Bush; Appendixes; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; A note on pounds, shillings and pence.