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Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930
Plumed serpent
Quetzalcoatl / D.H. Lawrence ; edited by N.H. Reeve
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
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Subject(s) British -- Mexico -- Fiction
Subject Mexico -- Fiction
Subject(s) Cults -- Mexico -- Fiction
Serpent worship -- Fiction
Quetzalcoatl (Aztec deity) -- Fiction
Subject Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Plumed serpent
Physical Description xliii, 407 p. ; 23 cm
Note Originally published as The plumed serpent in 1926
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-362)
Summary "Quetzalcoatl was written during Lawrence's first stay in Mexico, in May and June 1923, and registers his initial responses to those aspects of Mexican landscape, religion, politics and culture which would fascinate him over the following two years. On leaving Mexico in July 1923, he described Quetzalcoatl as 'nearly finished', intending to revise it later, but in the event actually rewrote it almost completely, and it was published as The Plumed Serpent in 1926. This is the first scholarly edition of the original manuscripts and typescripts of Quetzalcoatl, and includes a record of all revisions Lawrence made in the course of writing it, detailed explanatory notes and an introduction outlining its compositional history. With the publication of this volume, all Lawrence's novels, in their first, intermediate and final versions, are now available in the Cambridge edition"-- Provided by publisher
Note Machine generated contents note: General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Quetzalcoatl; Appendix I. Deleted MS passage from Chapter III; Appendix II. Deleted MS passage from Chapter VI; Appendix III. Deleted MS passage from Chapter VII; Appendix IV. Deleted MS passage from Chapter VII; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus
Series Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Works. 1979
Alternate Author Reeve, N. H., 1953-

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