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The Woman Who Rode Away, St. Mawr, The Princess

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The Woman Who Rode Away, St. Mawr, The Princess by D.H. Lawrence
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The three works collected in this volume, all written in 1924, explore the profound effects on protagonists who embark on psychological voyages of liberation. In St Mawr, Lou Witt buys a beautiful, untamable bay stallion and discovers an intense affinity with the horse that she cannot feel with her husband. This superb novella displays Lawrence's mastery of satirical comedy in a scathing depiction of London's fashionable horse riding set. 'The Princess' portrays the intimacy between an aloof woman and her male guide as she travels through New Mexico in search of new experiences, while in 'The Woman who Rode Away' a woman's religious quest in Mexico brings great danger - and astonishing self-discovery.

Author Biography

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence (1885-1930) English novelist, story writer, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. James Lasdun has published several books of poetry and fiction including Landscape with Chainsaw (poems) and The Horned Man (a novel). His most recent book is Seven Lies, a novel. He was born in London and now lives in the States, where he teaches creative writing at Princeton and The New School.
Release date NZ
June 29th, 2006
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Contributors
Edited by Paul Poplawski Introduction by James Lasdun
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
272
Dimensions
129x198x16
ISBN-13
9780141441665
Product ID
1674901

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