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Biography of D. H Lawrence

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Biography of D. H Lawrence David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born on September 11 1885 in Nottingham. Lawrence suffered from bronchitis when he was a few days old. He won a scholarship to Nottingham High School. Three days after his thirteenth birthday Lawrence went to the High School. He worked hard and made the best of this opportunity. ...read more.

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He also then began to write. In December 1904 Lawrence sat the examination for the King's Scholarship, which would guarantee him a day place at Nottingham University College. He passed but was unable to take up the place until September 1906 because of his money problems. In his free time Lawrence wrote. ...read more.

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He produced a few short stories, articles, essays and pieces poetry that allowed him to live very simply. In 1914 Lawrence married his German lover (Frieda) after her divorce. His book (The Rainbow) was banned and he had difficulty earning money. He died 2 March 1930 and was buried in the old Venice cemetery. His remains were dug up March 1935 and were burned in Marseille March. Lawrence's book (Lady Chatterley's Lover) marked a turning point in the 1960s when it was used as a test case. ...read more.

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