D(avid) H(erbert Richards) Lawrence Biography

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Although D. H. Lawrence's fame is founded on his achievement as a novelist, he was, at least at the outset of his writing career, as interested in dramatic form as he was in the form of narrative fiction. In 1913, at a time when he had already had three novels published, he had also completed versions of six plays. Of these only two. The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd and David, were performed in his lifetime. The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd was produced twice while Lawrence was alive, but he was unable to attend performances on either occasion. It was first performed by an amateur group, the Altrincham Garrick Society, at the Unitarian Schools, Altrincham, on 9 March 1920. The play was then presented on 12 December 1926 at the Kingsway Theatre, London, by the amalgamated 300 Club and Stage Society, a professional company which specialized in presenting single Sunday night...

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