D. H. Lawrence, 1920. Lawrence (1885-1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct. He is now valued by many as a visionary thinker and significant representative of modernism in English literature.
August 2, 1947. Simone de Beauvoir in Paris. (Details of the bag, necklace and coat tissue to be noticed). The photo, by Charles Hewitt, is in the cover of the new English translation of Le Deuxième Sexe.