D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was a novelist, essayist and poet. He became best known as the author of
Lady Chatterly's Lover (1928), banned for many years for its explicit treatment of sex. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and
corrected proofs, a painting, and ephemera.
Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England; became a novelist, essayist and poet; his first
major novel, Sons and Lovers (1913), was followed by the more symbolic The Rainbow (1915) and Women in Love (1920); was persecuted for his treatment of sex in The Rainbow, as well as for his elopement with his wife Frieda (then married to another man); Lawrence left England in 1919, living in
Italy, Australia, and New Mexico, and writing many travel essays; became best known as the author of Lady Chatterly's Lover (1928), banned for many years for its explicit treatment of sex; died on March 2, 1930 in Vence, France.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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