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Overview

This collection includes all the poems from the incomplete "Collected Poems" of 1929 and from the separate smaller volumes issued during Lawrence's lifetime; uncollected poems; an appendix of juvenilia and another containing variants and early drafts; and all Lawrence's critical introductions to his poems. It also includes full textual and explanatory notes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140186574
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics Series
Pages: 1088
Sales rank: 559,158
Product dimensions: 7.54(w) x 5.06(h) x 1.79(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), English novelist, storywriter, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. Among his works, Sons and Lovers appeared in 1913, The Rainbow in 1915, Women In Love in 1920, and many others

Date of Birth:

September 11, 1885

Date of Death:

March 2, 1930

Place of Birth:

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England

Place of Death:

Vence, France

Education:

Nottingham University College, teacher training certificate, 1908

Table of Contents

Complete PoemsAcknowledgments
Introduction: "D. H. Lawrence: Poet without a Mask" by V. de S. Pinto
Editors' Note on the Text
Note by D. H. Lawrence (Preface to Collected Poems [1928])
Rhyming Poems
"Poetry of the Present" by D. H. Lawrence (Introduction to the American Edition of New Poems [1918]

Unrhyming Poems
Look! We Have Come Through!
Birds, Beasts and Flowers

Pansies
Introduction to Pansies by D. H. Lawrence
Foreword to Pansies by D. H. Lawrence
Pansies

Nettles
Introduction to Last Poems and More Pansies by Richard Aldington

More Pansies

Last Poems

Uncollected Poems
Poems from The Plumed Serpent
Additional Pansies

Appendix I: Foreword to Collected Poems
Appendix II: Juvenilia
Appendix III: Variants and Early Drafts
Appendix IV: Notes
Glossary
Index of First Lines
Index of Titles

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