Jessie Chambers Wood through her own writing.
Jessie was D.H.Lawrence’s first love and the inspiration for Miriam in Sons & Lovers. She also played a vital role in encouraging his early development as a writer. The letters, sketches and other writings collected here illustrate Jessie’s own talents and interests and shed new light on relationships with friends and family including major figures of the day such as Max Plowman and John Middleton Murry. 73pp