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D. H. Lawrence and the Literary Marketplace: The Early Writings

Annalise Grice


This is the first monograph to examine how D. H. Lawrence established a professional writing career. Despite the ‘materialist turn’ in modernist studies, the extent and depth of D. H. Lawrence’s engagement with the literary marketplace has not been considered. The labelling of him as a working class ‘genius’ has concealed the question of how he became a published writer. Analysing the literary marketplace of the ‘long’ Edwardian period, this book assesses the circumstances for becoming an author at this time, examining Lawrence’s changing conceptions of what kind of writer he wanted to be and ... More

Keywords: D. H. Lawrence, Edward Garnett, Ford Madox Hueffer, Violet Hunt, Literary marketplace, Authorship, Modernist studies, Publishing houses, Literary magazines, Edwardian publishing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474458009
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458009.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annalise Grice, author
Nottingham Trent University