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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English



  • England


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Edition Notes

Statementby D.H. Lawrence.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L4345 Fi, PR6023.A93 Fi
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6465255M
LC Control Number44003755

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D. H. Lawrence wrote his last novel, Lady Chatterley's Lover, three times in , and it is the third version that has become famous. The three versions are in fact three different novels, varying greatly in length, a significant number of episodes, and even some of the main characters. This book contains a critical edition of the two early versions of the novel: the first in some ways.   Perhaps the most famous of these was DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover, the subject of one of the great obscenity trials in British history. The book was first published in Author: Richard Ovenden.   Lady Chatterley’s Lover by d. h. lawrence macmillan, pages, $ S ix weeks after a London criminal court permitted the unexpurgated publication of Lady Chatterley’s Lover on November 2, , a forlorn rearguard action took place in the crimson and gold chamber of the House of Lords, then still a chamber of hereditary peers, profoundly conservative in a rural and military way. Lady Chatterley's Lover was not available in the U.S. until Grove Press brought the matter to court in , over thirty years after the publication of the first edition. When I purchased this book, I thought I was buying a copy of "Mrs Miniver" because that was the dustwrapper surrounding it! Size: 8vo - .

  The acquittal of Lady Chatterley was the first sign that victory was achievable, and with the guidance of the book's great defender, Gerald Gardiner QC (Labour lord chancellor –70), victory. Her "friend" was a Clifford Chatterley, a young man of twenty-two, who had hurried home from Bonn, where he was studying the technicalities of coal-mining. He had previously spent two years at Cambridge. Now he had become a first lieutenant in a smart regiment, so he could mock at everything more becomingly in uniform. From when I first knew him, Lawrence wanted to write what he called a romantic novel, a picaresque novel. I don't quite know what that is. All his life, he wanted to write "Lady Chatterley's Lover.". Only an Englishman or a New Englander could have written it. Lady Chatterley’s Lover, novel by D. H. Lawrence, published in a limited English-language edition in Florence () and in Paris (). It was first published in England in an expurgated version in The full text was published only in in New York City and in in London, when it was the subject of a landmark obscenity trial (Regina v.. Penguin Books, Ltd.) that turned largely.