The Woman Who Rode Away and Other Stories (Revised)

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$70.14
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Pages
556
Dimensions
5.16 X 8.6 X 1.41 inches | 1.74 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780521294300

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About the Author

David Herbert Richards "D. H." Lawrence (1885 - 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. His collected works represent, among other things, an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. Some of the issues Lawrence explores are emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct. Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile which he called his "savage pilgrimage". At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, challenged this widely held view, describing him as, "The greatest imaginative novelist of our generation." Later, the Cambridge critic F. R. Leavis championed both his artistic integrity and his moral seriousness, placing much of Lawrence's fiction within the canonical "great tradition" of the English novel.

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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