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D. H. Lawrence

(1885—1930) writer

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Aaron's Rod

Aaron's Rod  

A novel by D. H. Lawrence, published 1922.The biblical Aaron was the brother of Moses, appointed priest by Jehovah, whose blossoming rod (Num. 17: 4–8) was a miraculous symbol of authority. In the ...
Adelphi

Adelphi  

Started in 1923 as a monthly journal under the editorship of J. M. Murry, intended as a mouthpiece for D. H. Lawrence and himself. From 1927 it became a quarterly entitled the New Adelphi. Murry's ...
Alan Plater

Alan Plater  

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(1935–2010),dramatist, born in Jarrow. After contributing many episodes to BBC TV's Z Cars and its sequel, Softly Softly, in the 1960s, he wrote several stage plays, among them the moving Close the ...
Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley  

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(1894–1963),grandson of T. H. Huxley and brother of Julian Huxley. By 1919, when he began to write for Murry in the Athenaeum, he had already published three volumes of verse; a volume of stories, ...
Amit Chaudhuri

Amit Chaudhuri  

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(1962– ),Indian writer, born in Bombay. He grew up in Calcutta, where most of his fiction is set. Chaudhuri is a miniaturist, and narrates the details of Indian middle‐class life in prose of ...
Amy Lowell

Amy Lowell  

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(1874–1925),American poet, took up Imagism and in 1913 and 1914 visited England, where she met Pound, D. H. Lawrence, and ‘H.D.’ (Hilda Doolittle). Her volumes of verse, which include Sword Blades ...
Anna Wickham

Anna Wickham  

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(1884–1947),poet, whose publications include The Contemplative Quarry (1915), The Little Old House (1921), and Thirty‐Six New Poems (1936); a collection, The Writings of Anna Wickham (1984), was ...
Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess  

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1917–1993)British author.Born and educated in Manchester, Burgess served in the British army during World War II. He then spent a period as a teacher before becoming an education officer in Malaya ...
A.R.D. Fairburn

A.R.D. Fairburn  

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(1904–57),New Zealand poet, born in Auckland and educated at the grammar school there, where he became friendly with R. A. K. Mason. He travelled widely, doing various jobs, though ...
Augustus Edwin John

Augustus Edwin John  

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(1878–1961)British painter and draughtsman, who is best known for his portraits and for the appealing spontaneity of his style. He was admitted to the OM in 1942.Born in Tenby, the son of a Welsh ...
Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell  

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(third Earl Russell) (1872–1970), wrote voluminously on philosophy, logic, education, economics, and politics, and throughout his life was the champion of advanced political and social causes. While ...
Bildungsroman

Bildungsroman  

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The term applied to novels of ‘education’ (in the widest sense), of which many of the best examples are German. Wieland's Agathon (1765–6) is usually thought of as the first example of the genre, but ...
Blue Review

Blue Review  

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Was published in three issues in May, June, and July 1913, as a supplement/successor to Rhythm, the magazine founded in 1911 by John Middleton Murry (1889–1957) while he was an ...
Boy in the Bush

Boy in the Bush  

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(1924),a novel written by D. H. Lawrence and Mollie Skinner in collaboration, recounts the adventures of Jack Grant, a young English immigrant who establishes a life for himself on ...
Brown Man's Burden

Brown Man's Burden  

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(1938),a book of short stories by Roderick Finlayson, was printed in an edition of 250 copies by Ronald Holloway at his Griffin Press, after being started by Robert Lowry ...
Bunin, Ivan

Bunin, Ivan  

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(1870–1953) Russian novelist and poetThe Village (1910) FictionSukhodol (1911) FictionThe Gentleman from San Francisco (1914) FictionThe Life of Arsenev (1927–9) FictionDark Avenues (1946) Short ...
C. E. Lawrence

C. E. Lawrence  

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(1870–1940) married ——.‘To call me C. E. Lawrence is—well!—’ wrote the young D. H. Lawrence to Walter de la Mare (ii Apr. 1912). His namesake was born in Thurston ...
Calendar of Modern Letters

Calendar of Modern Letters  

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(1925–7),a literary periodical, first a monthly, then a quarterly, edited by E. Rickword and Douglas Garman. It published fiction by D. H. Lawrence, Pirandello, A. E. Coppard, Gerhardie, and others; ...
Catherine Carswell

Catherine Carswell  

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(1879–1946) Scottish novelist and biographerOpen the Door! (1920) FictionThe Camomile: An Invention (1922) FictionThe Life of Robert Burns (1930) Non-FictionThe Savage Pilgrimage (1932) ...
censorship

censorship  

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1. Any regime or context in which the content of what is publically expressed, exhibited, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed is regulated or in which the circulation of information is ...

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