The Woman Who Rode Away And Other Stories by D. H. Lawrence

The Woman Who Rode Away And Other Stories

byD. H. LawrenceEditorDieter Mehl, Christa Jansohn

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The thirteen short stories in this volume were written between 1924 and 1928, and are set in Europe and America. Eleven were collected in The Woman Who Rode Away (1928), though 'The Man Who Loved Islands' appeared in the American edition only and the other two in The Lovely Lady (1933). An unpublished fragment 'A Pure Witch' is also included here. The stories reflect Lawrence's experiences in New Mexico, Mexico, Italy, Germany and England in the post-war period. Many were considerably revised by Lawrence after he first wrote them; some were completely rewritten and subsequently published in different versions. The editors give composition histories and discuss publication difficulties, including Compton Mackenzie's objections to 'The Man Who Loved Islands'. Appendices record manuscript revisions for three stories and give complete, unpublished early versions of four. Explanatory notes elucidate literary allusions and give topographical and biographical information.

About The Author

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:The Woman Who Rode Away And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:556 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.22 inPublisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521294304

ISBN - 13:9780521294300

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; The Woman Who Rode Away and Other Stories; Appendixes; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; A note on pounds, shillings and pence.

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..".the Cambridge edition...is one of the most important and useful tools at hand for scholars and teachers alike." Judith Ruderman, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920