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  1. ‘Sun’

    Our fifth item from the Lawrence collection at The Manuscripts and Special Collections Department, Nottingham University is two photographs of the front cover, and frontispiece drawn by Lawrence, for a rare edition of his short story ‘Sun’, published by Harry and Caresse Crosby’s Black Sun Press in 1928. Listed in…


  2. D.H. Lawrence at Haywoods, The Nottingham Lace Market by Stanley Chapman

    So much has been written about the early life of D.H. Lawrence that it must be easy to suppose that there is nothing else to say. There is however one short period that has been neglected. When Lawrence left Nottingham High School in July 1901 he secured work as a…


  3. Malcolm Gray

    Malcolm Gray, previous chair of the D.H. Lawrence society gave a talk to the Lunar Society on 19 January 2022 The aim of the talk was to expand on ideas of the ‘restlessness’ of D.H. Lawrence, ‘running away’ from the physical dirt of the mining community, from a strict religious…


  4. DH Lawrence artist

    Our fourth item from the Lawrence collection at The Manuscripts and Special Collections Department, Nottingham University is a little seen drawing by Lawrence ‘Child with an apple’ which is a copy of a painting by Jean-Baptiste Greuze. Listed in the catalogue as:  La Ch 2 Sketch in pencil entitled ‘Child…


  5. Frances Wilson The Burning Man

    Click here to read Stephen Alexander’s review of this latest biography of DHL. Click here to listen to Frances Wilson talking about her book on Start the Week with Andrew Marr.


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