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TitleUnsigned carbon copy of letter from [Pearn, Pollinger and Higham Ltd] to Frieda Lawrence, El Prado, Taos, New Mexico; 19 May 1954
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHas heard news of the death of Professor Ernest Weekley.

Urges her not to give permission for anyone to publish an unexpurgated edition of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' in case it interferes with film rights. Cites the case of The Dial Press's 'First Lady Chatterley' as an example. States that the copyright is vested in Frere [of Heinemann] in the British Commonwealth. States that he would rather not send the original version of the novel to Professor Mark Schorer of the University of California, and suggests sending a copy of the typescript instead.

News of Richard Aldington's book on T.E. Lawrence ['Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry', 1955].
Termdeath, Ernest Weekley
publications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'
publishing, copyright, D.H. Lawrence
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA3396Pollinger; Laurence Edward (1898-1976); literary agent1898-1976
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA256Aldington; Richard (1892-1962); novelist and biographer1892-1962
NA3474Schorer; Mark (1908-1977); Professor; American writer, critic, and scholar; of the University of California, Berkeley1908-1977
NA385Weekley; Ernest (1865-1954); Professor; professor of modern languages at The University of Nottingham1865-1954
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