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The Plumed Serpent : Cambridge Edition of the Letters and Works of D.H. Lawrence - D. H. Lawrence

The Plumed Serpent

Cambridge Edition of the Letters and Works of D.H. Lawrence

By: D. H. Lawrence, L. D. Clark (Editor), James T. Boulton (Editor), Michael Black (Editor), Lindeth Vasey (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th January 1988
ISBN: 9780521294225
Number Of Pages: 620

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The Plumed Serpent is set in Mexico in the 1920s, an era of political turmoil, and centres on a revolutionary movement to revive the religion of the ancient Aztecs. The brilliant vision of place, the violent action and the rituals and myth for the new religion all combine to make it one of Lawrence's most vivid novels. The Cambridge edition establishes for the first time a meticulously edited text based on the manuscript, typescript and proof material, nearly all of which survives. Several lengthy passages rejected in the course of composition and here included in the textual apparatus offer a close look at the intricacies of Lawrence's progress toward a final conception of the novel. Full annotation and appendixes on Mexican politics and Aztec religion are also provided to assist in comprehending the often arcane concepts to which Lawrence applied his imaginative power.

General editorG++s preface
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Cue-titles
Introduction
The Plumed Serpent (Quetzalcoatl)
Explanatory notes
Glossary of selected Spanish terms
Textual apparatus
Appendixes&&&&
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ISBN: 9780521294225
ISBN-10: 0521294223
Series: Cambridge Edition of the Letters and Works of D.H. Lawrence
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 620
Published: 25th January 1988
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 15.49  x 3.96
Weight (kg): 0.85