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“Explores the history of Woolf's diaries, not only to reveal heretofore unremarked sources but also to trace her evolving sense of possibilities in diary-writing, possibilities which helped shape Woolf as a fiction writer. A must-read for devotees of Virginia Woolf.”—Panthea Reid, author of Art and Affection: A Life of Virginia Woolf “This revealing book gives us a diarist with greater literary range than Pepys and affords us a second pleasure: the infinitely varied voices of the diaries Virginia read. They fascinate us as they fascinate her: those writers who encouraged, warned, comforted, and trained a developing genius.”—Nancy Price, author of Sleeping with the Enemy “Lounsberry’s deeply researched and gracefully written book shows not only Woolf’s development into a great diarist but also her evolvement into the fiction and nonfiction writer revered today.”—Gay Talese, author of A Writer’s Life Encompassing thirty-eight handwritten volumes, Virginia Woolf’s diary is her lengthiest and longest-sustained work—and her last to reach the public. In the only full-length book to explore deeply this luminous and boundary-stretching masterpiece, Barbara Lounsberry traces Woolf’s development as a writer through her first twelve diaries—a fascinating experimental stage, where the earliest hints of Woolf’s pioneering modernist style can be seen.Starting with fourteen-year-old Woolf’s first palm-sized leather diary, Becoming Virginia Woolf illuminates how her private and public writing was shaped by the diaries of other writers including Samuel Pepys, James Boswell, the French Goncourt brothers, Mary Coleridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Woolf’s “diary parents”—Sir Walter Scott and Fanny Burney. These key literary connections open a new and indispensable window onto the story of one of literature’s most renowned modernists. 

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9780813049915, titled "Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries & the Diaries She Read" | Univ Pr of Florida, August 5, 2014, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: “Explores the history of Woolf's diaries, not only to reveal heretofore unremarked sources but also to trace her evolving sense of possibilities in diary-writing, possibilities which helped shape Woolf as a fiction writer.

Paperback:

9780813061399, titled "Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries & the Diaries She Read" | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, July 15, 2015), cover price $24.95

Miscellaneous:

9780313007682, titled "The Ministry of Finance: Bureaucratic Practices and the Transformation of the Japanese Economy" | Quorum Books, January 1, 1999, cover price $76.95 | also contains The Ministry of Finance: Bureaucratic Practices and the Transformation of the Japanese Economy

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Product Description: A writer of fiction, literary criticism, travel narratives and libretti, E M Forster is best known for his beautifully-structured novels which held a mirror up to the English class system. This fascinating collection of diaries, travel journals and itineraries brings together all unpublished material Forster wrote which can be classed as ‘memoir’...read more
By Philip Gardner (editor)

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9781848931145 | Pickering & Chatto Ltd, February 28, 2011, cover price $545.00 | About this edition: A writer of fiction, literary criticism, travel narratives and libretti, E M Forster is best known for his beautifully-structured novels which held a mirror up to the English class system.
9781138761360, titled "The Journals and Diaries of E M Forster" | Routledge, February 1, 2011, cover price $190.00
9781138761353, titled "The Journals and Diaries of E M Forster" | Routledge, February 1, 2011, cover price $190.00
9781138761346, titled "The Journals and Diaries of E M Forster" | Routledge, February 1, 2011, cover price $190.00

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Product Description: Evelyn Waugh kept a diary almost continuously from the age of seven until a year before his death in 1966. Extracts from the diaries caused sensation when they were published by the OBSERVER. They are a unique literary document of 300,000 words which provide the background to the novels which made Waugh famous, and gives a continuously sharp and baleful view of the social history of our times...read more
By Michael Davie (editor)

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9780753827383 | Orion Pub Co, February 25, 2010, cover price $31.70 | About this edition: Evelyn Waugh kept a diary almost continuously from the age of seven until a year before his death in 1966.

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Product Description: John Fowles gained international recognition in 1963 with his first published novel, The Collector, but his labor on what may be his greatest literary undertaking, his journals, commenced over a decade earlier. Fowles, whose works include The Maggot, The French Lieutenant's Woman, and The Ebony Tower, is among the most inventive and influential English novelists of the twentieth century...read more

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9780810125155 | Northwestern Univ Pr, January 12, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: John Fowles gained international recognition in 1963 with his first published novel, The Collector, but his labor on what may be his greatest literary undertaking, his journals, commenced over a decade earlier.

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The second in a multi-volume series of journals and diary excerpts picks up in 1966, after the author had achieved international acclaim for The Collector and The Magus, as he examines the rewards and struggles of his literary career, his ambivalent attitude toward his growing fame, his disenchantment with a materialistic society, and marital tensions.

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9781400044337 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 10, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Journal and diary excerpts range from the author's student days at Oxford in the late 1940s and chronicle such experiences as teaching on the Greek island of Spetsai and his love affair with the married woman who would become his wife.

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In a final installment of the best-selling series, the author covers the period of his transfer from a medium-security prison to his eventual release on parole, during which he spent time in the notorious Lincoln jail, witnessed breakdowns in the penal system, and formulated his opinions about the necessity of prison reform. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780312354794 | Reprint edition (Griffin, July 25, 2006), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In a final installment of the best-selling series, the author covers the period of his transfer from a medium-security prison to his eventual release on parole, during which he spent time in the notorious Lincoln jail, witnessed breakdowns in the penal system, and formulated his opinions about the necessity of prison reform.

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In a final installment of the best-selling series, the author covers the period of his transfer from a medium-security prison to his eventual release on parole, a time during which he spent time in the notorious Lincoln jail, witnessed breakdowns in the penal system, and formulated his opinions about the necessity of prison reform. 30,000 first printing.

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9780312342173 | St Martins Pr, July 1, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The author covers the period of his transfer from a medium-security prison to his eventual release on parole, discussing his time spent in the notorious Lincoln jail and his opinions about the necessity of prison reform.

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Journal and diary excerpts range from the author's student days at Oxford in the late 1940s and chronicle such experiences as teaching on the Greek island of Spetsai and his love affair with the married woman who would become his wife.
By Charles Drazin (editor) and John Fowles

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9781400044313 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 3, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Journal and diary excerpts range from the author's student days at Oxford in the late 1940s and chronicle such experiences as teaching on the Greek island of Spetsai and his love affair with the married woman who would become his wife.

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9780810125148, titled "The Journals, 1949-1965" | Northwestern Univ Pr, January 12, 2009, cover price $24.95

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In a second volume in the autobiographical series, the best-selling author recounts his incarceration at a Norfolk medium-security prison, where he makes observations about the British penal system and waits for a transfer to a minimum-security establishment. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780312330989 | St Martins Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his incarceration at a Norfolk medium security prison, where he makes observations about the British penal system and waits for a transfer to a minimum security establishment.

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9780312342166 | Reprint edition (Griffin, July 1, 2005), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: In a second volume in the autobiographical series, the best-selling author recounts his incarceration at a Norfolk medium-security prison, where he makes observations about the British penal system and waits for a transfer to a minimum-security establishment.

Miscellaneous:

9781429954105 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, July 1, 2004), cover price $9.99

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Charts the rewards and struggles of the author's literary career, and reveals the often reluctant celebrity behind the outward success. This volume marks a writer's continuing quest for wisdom and self-understanding. It provides an insight into the creative background of his novels, as well as the writer's inner life and preoccupations.

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9780224069113 | Ill edition (Gardners Books, October 2, 2003), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Commencing with his final year at Oxford, this first volume of John Fowles' journals chronicles the year he spent lecturing at a university in France; his experiences teaching on the Greek Island of Spetsai and his love afair there; and his return to England and struggle to achieve literary success.

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9780099443438 | New edition (Vintage Uk, January 4, 2007), cover price $17.60 | About this edition: Charts the rewards and struggles of the author's literary career, and reveals the often reluctant celebrity behind the outward success.

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The best-selling author of Sons of Fortune recounts his incarceration in a high-security prison after committing perjury, a period during which he became suicidal, lost his mother, and was targeted due to his celebrity status. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780312321864 | St Martins Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his incarceration in a high-security prison after committing perjury, a period during which he became suicidal, lost his mother, and was targeted due to his celebrity status.

Paperback:

9780312330842 | Reprint edition (Griffin, July 1, 2004), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The best-selling author of Sons of Fortune recounts his incarceration in a high-security prison after committing perjury, a period during which he became suicidal, lost his mother, and was targeted due to his celebrity status.

Miscellaneous:

9781429967174 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $9.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9781590074169 | Unabridged edition (New Millenium Audio, August 1, 2003), cover price $45.00

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781590074152 | Unabridged edition (New Millenium Audio, August 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his incarceration in a high-security prison after committing perjury, a period during which he became suicidal, lost his mother, and was targeted due to his celebrity status.

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Based on the diary she kept for years, a candid, revealing autobiography of mystery writer P. D. James retraces her life from her school days in 1930s Cambridge to her membership in the House of Lords and her success as a writer. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780786228317 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 2000), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The great British mystery novelist P.
9780676972719 | Random House Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $38.00
9780375410918 | Signed edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 4, 2000), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Originally loathe to embark on a full autobiography, P.
9780375410666 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Based on the diary she kept for years, a candid autobiography of mystery writer P.

Paperback:

9780345442123 | Ballantine Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Based on the diary she kept for years, a candid autobiography of mystery writer P.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754004967, titled "A Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography" | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, August 1, 2000), cover price $84.95 | About this edition: On the day she turned seventy-seven, internationally acclaimed mystery writer P.

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Drawing on his private world of dreams, the author of The Power and the Glory provides readers with an inner glimpse at the fantasy life that he considered integral to his creative expression. 10,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

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9780670852796 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Gathers dream fragments that deal with happiness, other writers, intrigue, politics, war, danger, fear, religion, the writing procss, travel, reading, science, love, revenge, crime, talking animals, and death
9780788162985 | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 1992, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Drawing on his private world of dreams, the author of The Power and the Glory provides readers with an inner glimpse at the fantasy life that he considered integral to his creative expression.

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The collected diaries of the actress and author of Frost in May describes her attempts to cure her chronic suffering with psychoanalysis, her sexual adventures, her three marriages, and her love affairs with Bertrand Russell and Emma Goldman.
By Susan Chitty (editor) and Antonia White

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9780670839704 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The collected diaries of the actress and author describe her attempts to cure her chronic suffering with psychoanalysis, her sexual adventures, her three marriages, and her love affairs with Bertrand Russell and Emma Goldman

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Product Description: These early journals record Virginia Woolf's "sublime trajectory" (Bloomsbury Review) from a gifted adolescent to a professional writer and complete the magnificent self-portrait provided by her published letters and diaries. Edited and with a Preface and Introduction by Mitchell A...read more

Hardcover:

9780151712878 | Houghton Mifflin, February 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This journal recounts Woolf's home life from the time she was fifteen, noting such events as trips to museums, her half-sister's wedding, and the deaths of her half-sister and father

Paperback:

9780156711609 | Mariner Books, June 1, 1992, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: These early journals record Virginia Woolf's "sublime trajectory" (Bloomsbury Review) from a gifted adolescent to a professional writer and complete the magnificent self-portrait provided by her published letters and diaries.

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Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

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9781417706549 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 1992, cover price $35.50 | About this edition: Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

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9780156619127 | Reprint edition (Harcourt, January 1, 1992), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

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Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

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9780151618941 | Harcourt, May 1, 1990, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Selections from the diaries of Virginia Woolf share her observations on English social life, literature, politics, and her own work

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Product Description: The venomous, abusive, irrational, fantastical, hugely bigoted diary of a ranting maniac. Recurring themes include diarist's close relationship with Her Majesty the Queen, the importance of knighting Peregrine Worsthorne, and a vendetta against Lord Gowrie...read more
By Anna Galli-Pahlavi (editor)

Paperback:

9780233978116 | Andre Deutsch Ltd, May 1, 1986, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The venomous, abusive, irrational, fantastical, hugely bigoted diary of a ranting maniac.

Hardcover:

9780151256037 | Harcourt, September 1, 1984, cover price $19.95

Paperback:

9780156260404 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 1, 1985), cover price $29.95

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Like new First Edition, First Printing (stated and full number line), Dutton 1984; a small manufacturer's crease to the front flap - GIFT QUALITY. The letters and diaries of an exceptional author.

Hardcover:

9780816138432 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, July 1, 1985), cover price $19.95
9780525242345 | E P Dutton, June 1, 1984, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Like new First Edition, First Printing (stated and full number line), Dutton 1984; a small manufacturer's crease to the front flap - GIFT QUALITY.

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Entries interrupted only by her periodic breakdowns record the daily events and activities, enthusiasms and disappointments, and writing tasks in Virginia Woolf's life and her responses to people, books, and her own work

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9780156260398 | Mariner Books, November 1, 1983, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Entries interrupted only by her periodic breakdowns record the daily events and activities, enthusiasms and disappointments, and writing tasks in Virginia Woolf's life and her responses to people, books, and her own work

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