Academic journal article D.H. Lawrence Review

Editor's Corner

Academic journal article D.H. Lawrence Review

Editor's Corner

Article excerpt

This issue of the D. H. Lawrence Review is quite diverse. We start with two articles that examine Lawrence's work from the perspective of language. Michael Ross analyzes Lawrence's frequent use of foreign words and phrases in developing the themes and characters of his novels, while Hilary Hillier, a linguist who grew up in Eastwood, explores Lawrence's carefully thought out use of the Eastwood dialect in Sons and Lovers. Andrew Harrison then focuses on The White Peacock in relation to the type of fiction typified by Lorna Doone and other nineteenth-century romances. Susan Reid's article examines the recurring angel figures in Lawrence's writing, using in part Luce Irigarary's ethics of sexual difference as a frame of reference. The articles by Harrison, Hillier, and Reid are revised and updated versions of papers they presented at the 2007 International D. H. Lawrence Conference in Eastwood.

The last and longest section comprises Robert Darroch's effort to trace Lawrence's activities on a daily--sometimes even hourly basis--during his and Frieda's relatively short stay in New South Wales. …

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