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Reading Virginia Woolf
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Publication date September 1, 2006
Pages 236
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748624355
ISBN-10 074862435X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $43.95
Other format details university press
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Summary
Explores Virginia Woolf's writings. Individual essays analyse Woolf's neglected second novel, 'Night and Day', and her preoccupation with the significance of history in her novels of the 1930s. They investigate Woolf's links with other writers (Byron, Shakespeare), her ambivalent attitudes to 'Englishness' and to censorship, and more.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The pleasure and excitement of exploring Virginia Woolf's writings is at the heart of this book by a highly respected Woolf critic and biographer. Julia Briggs reconsiders Woolf's work - from some of her earliest fictional experiments to her late short story, 'The Symbol', and from the most to the least familiar of her novels - from a series of highly imaginative and unexpected angles. Individual essays analyse Woolf's neglected second novel, Night and Day and investigate her links with other writers (Byron, Shakespeare), her ambivalent attitudes to 'Englishness' and to censorship, her fascination with transitional places and moments, with the flow of time (and its relative nature), her concern with visions and revision and with printing and the writing process as a whole. We watch Woolf as she typesets an extraordinarily complex high modernist poem (Hope Mirrlees's 'Paris'), and as she revises her novels so that their structures become formally - and even numerologically - significant. A final ess


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9780748624348 | details & prices | 236 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.12 lbs | List price $165.00
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9780748624355 | details & prices | 236 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $43.95
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