D.H. Lawrence: a biography

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Knopf, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 445 pages
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This biography, by a master of the genre, traces Lawrence's pilgrimage from a Midlands mining village, through Germany, Italy, Ceylon, Australia, America and Mexico, to his death in France, after the scandalous publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover at the age of 44. Illustrated.

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This is the first full-scale life of Lawrence since Harry Moore's The Priest of Love ( LJ 2/15/74). Though Meyers is sympathetic, his Lawrence is much less dainty and much more troubled than Moore's ... Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Jeffrey Meyers, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, has written biographies of D. H. Lawrence, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.