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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. September Early life[ edit ] Lawrence at age 21 in The fourth child of Arthur John Lawrence, a barely literate miner at Brinsley Collieryand Lydia Beardsall, a former pupil teacher who had been forced to perform manual work in a lace factory due to her family's financial difficulties,  Lawrence spent his formative years in the coal mining town of EastwoodNottinghamshire.
The house in which he was born, 8a Victoria Street, is now the D. His working-class background and the tensions between his parents provided the raw material for a number of his early works.
Lawrence roamed out from an early age in the patches of open, hilly country and remaining fragments of Sherwood Forest in Felley woods to the north of Eastwood, beginning a lifelong appreciation of the natural world, and he often wrote about "the country of my heart"  as a setting for much of his fiction.
Lawrence Primary School in his honour from untilbecoming the first local pupil to win a county council scholarship to Nottingham High School in nearby Nottingham. He left in working for three months as a junior clerk at Haywood's surgical appliances factory, but a severe bout of pneumonia ended this career.
During his convalescence he often visited Hagg's Farm, the home of the Chambers family, and began a friendship with Jessie Chambers. An important aspect of this relationship with Chambers and other adolescent acquaintances was a shared love of books,  an interest that lasted throughout Lawrence's life.
In the years to Lawrence served as a pupil teacher at the British School, Eastwood. He went on to become a full-time student and received a teaching certificate from University College, Nottinghamin During these early years he was working on his first poems, some short stories, and a draft of a novel, Laetitia, which was eventually to become The White Peacock.
At the end of he won a short story competition in the Nottinghamshire Guardian,  the first time that he had gained any wider recognition for his literary talents.
Early career[ edit ] In the autumn of the newly qualified Lawrence left his childhood home for London. His career as a professional author now began in earnest, although he taught for another year. Shortly after the final proofs of his first published novel, The White Peacockappeared inLawrence's mother died of cancer.
The young man was devastated, and he was to describe the next few months as his "sick year".
It is clear that Lawrence had an extremely close relationship with his mother, and his grief became a major turning point in his life, just as the death of Mrs. Morel is a major turning point in his autobiographical novel Sons and Loversa work that draws upon much of the writer's provincial upbringing.
Essentially concerned with the emotional battle for Lawrence's love between his mother and "Miriam" in reality Jessie Chambersthe novel also documents Paul's Lawrence's brief intimate relationship with Miriam Jessie that Lawrence had finally initiated in the Christmas ofending it in August In Lawrence was introduced to Edward Garnetta publisher's readerwho acted as a mentor, provided further encouragement, and became a valued friend, as did his son David.D.H.
Lawrence learned first hand of the joys and frustrations of teaching in a school for boys. His poem The Best of School captures the thrill of watching puzzled looks turn into the satisfaction of learning. Lawrence reflects, “their thrills are mine.” The next poem in the collection, Last.
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