Tuesday, March 26, 2013

News at Eleven: [D.H. Lawrence's] poems took aim at politicians,

the brutality of the first world war and English repression--but censorship and sloppy editing rendered them virtually meaningless, to the extent that the full extent of his poetic talent has been overlooked.

Deleted passages have now been restored and hundreds of punctuation errors removed for a major two-volume edition to be published on 28 March by Cambridge University Press--the final part of its mammoth 40-volume edition of Lawrence's Letters and Works.

from The Guardian: D.H. Lawrence's poetry saved from censor's pen


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