Women in Love

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Women in Love

Reading experience
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Evidence

Virginia Woolf to Molly MacCarthy, 20 June 1921: "I am reading the Bride of Lammermoor -- by that great man Scott: and Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence, lured on by the portrait of Ottoline [Morrell] which appears from time to time [...] There is no suspense or mystery: water is all semen: I get a little bored, and make out the riddles too easily. Only this puzzles me: what does it mean when a woman [Gudrun] does eurythmics in front of a herd of Highland cattle?"

Source

Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf

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Notes
Source ed. notes that in Women in Love, 'Lawrence drew an unpleasant portrait of Ottoline Morrell, his friend and patroness, in the character of Hermione Roddice' (p.134 n.1 in source).

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72695
Accessed on 2019/12/15 11:42:10

Related place
England
Related people
Woolf, Virginia
Related text or manuscript
Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf
Related place
England
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Women in Love

Reading experience
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Source

Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf

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Notes
Source ed. notes that in Women in Love, 'Lawrence drew an unpleasant portrait of Ottoline Morrell, his friend and patroness, in the character of Hermione Roddice' (p.134 n.1 in source).

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72695
Accessed on 2019/12/15 11:42:10

Related place
England
Related people
Woolf, Virginia
Related text or manuscript
Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf
Related place
England
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