General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Paul Morel; Appendix 1. 'Matilda'; Appendix 2. Chapter plan; Appendix 3. Two versions of the start of MS3; Appendix 4. MS3 chapter 9 annotated by Jessie Chambers; Appendix 5. Jessie Chambers' manuscripts; Explanatory notes; Maps; Textual apparatus; Line-end hyphenation; Note on pounds, shillings and pence.
The early version of twentieth-century classic Sons and Lovers, containing scenes and ideas later discarded.
Helen Baron is Research Fellow in the Department of English at Hull. She is author of D. H. Lawrence: Writing the Body (1991), and has written on Lawrence in a wide range of journals.
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