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date: 20 August 2019

Lawrence, D(avid) H(erbert) (1885–1930) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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 Market House Books Market House Books

British novelist and poet.Lawrence was born in the coalmining village of Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, the fourth child of a miner and a schoolteacher. The conflict between his coarse violent father and refined socially ambitious mother shaped all Lawrence's subsequent attitudes to relations between men and women. He was a sickly boy and his mother made considerable sacrifices to enable him to gain an education at Nottingham High School and University to equip him for life outside the colliery. He became a schoolteacher and, encouraged by Ford Madox ... ...

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