Document ReferenceLa B 15
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, University College, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows; Sep. 1906
DateSeptember 1906
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses an essay by her, both in terms of content and her literary style in general; criticises her conclusions about the artistic subject; refers to characteristics in her style, also evident in letters to 'J.' [Jessie Chambers] which he has read, and recommends some changes; refers to his own work, and explains why 'Miss B.' [Edith Mary Becket] found it confused; adds that he enjoyed her work and that he thinks she will do well, exceeding himself; describes her as brighter, though less powerful than Jessie, and less wilful than himself.

Dated by Louie Burrows in her own transcript; see La B 243.
Termeducation, college work, Louie Burrows
education, college work, D.H. Lawrence
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil on both sides of a single folio of white lined paper, torn presumably from an exercise book. The text has faded in parts. The dimensions are 205 x 163 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/3/2; typed transcript of this letter made by Louie Burrows.
Related RecordLa/B/224-244/243
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'Lawrence in Love' (Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1968) p 1
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 29-30

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
NA797Becket; Edith M. (1877-1952); Dr; lecturer in Department of Education University College Nottingham1877-1952
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