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This is the classic account of D. H. Lawrence's childhood and youth, written by Jessie Chambers, the girl who was the model for Miriam Leivers in Sons and Lovers. It was written and published after Lawrence's death, partly in reaction to Middleton Murry's Son of Woman. Jessie Chambers wanted to present her direct and very clear understanding of Lawrence's nature, both against Murry's second-hand psychologising and against Lawrence's own account in Sons and Lovers. Chambers effectively launched Lawrence's literary career by sending his work to the English Review. Though her rejection and what she saw as his misrepresentation of her in Sons and Lovers wounded her deeply, she was large-minded enough to write this profoundly understanding account. She had written a novel under the pseudonym Eunice Temple. The name was reduced to its initials for this book, which shows a clear firm mind and a natural gift for writing.
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This is the classic account of D. H. Lawrence's childhood and youth, written by Jessie Chambers, the model for Miriam Leivers in Sons and Lovers. Chambers wanted to present her direct understanding of Lawrence's nature.
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Book Description Frank Cass, 1965. Hardcover. 8vo, Second Edition. Book Condition: Good Plus. Moderate foxing. Boards and interior very clean. Dust Jacket: Good. Rubbing and edgewear. Not clipped. Seller Inventory # 012389
Book Description Frank Cass Publishers, 1965. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. , 500grams, ISBN:0714620599. Seller Inventory # 6959751
Book Description Frank Cass, 1965. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0714620599