The Letters of D. H. Lawrence by D. H. LawrenceThe Letters of D. H. Lawrence by D. H. Lawrence

The Letters of D. H. Lawrence

byD. H. LawrenceEditorJames T. Boulton

Paperback | November 28, 2002

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This final volume of The Letters of D. H. Lawrence has a threefold purpose: to publish 148 letters to or from Lawrence that came to light too late to be entered in their correct chronological positions in earlier volumes; to correct errors in the first seven volumes and offer additional annotation; and--most importantly--to provide a comprehensive critical index to the entire edition. The Cambridge Edition of Lawrence's letters has been described as creating itself "a major new literary work." This volume brings that work to a fitting conclusion.
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 Letters of D. H. LawrenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:444 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:November 28, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521007003

ISBN - 13:9780521007009

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Previously uncollected letters; Additional letters; Corrigenda and addenda, Volumes 1-VII; Index, Volumes 1-VIII.

Editorial Reviews

'The splendid Cambridge Edition of the Letters of D. H. Lawrence is most welcome. It has all the virtues of a good modern scholarly edition of a writer's letters. Though one has already been familiar with many aspects of Lawrence's personality in his other writings, this comprehensive edition of his letters projects a cohesive self-portriat of the living artist.' English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature