Reception Of Virginia Woolf In Europe

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The intellectual scope and cultural impact of British writers cannot be assessed without reference to their European fortunes. These essays, prepared by an international team of scholars, critics and translators, record the ways in which Virginia Woolf has been translated, evaluated and emulated in different national and linguistic areas of Europe. Diverse as her reception has been, as analyst of consciousness, as a decadent (censored and banned), as stylistic innovator of Modernism, as crusading feminist and ...

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Overview

The intellectual scope and cultural impact of British writers cannot be assessed without reference to their European fortunes. These essays, prepared by an international team of scholars, critics and translators, record the ways in which Virginia Woolf has been translated, evaluated and emulated in different national and linguistic areas of Europe. Diverse as her reception has been, as analyst of consciousness, as a decadent (censored and banned), as stylistic innovator of Modernism, as crusading feminist and socialist, and as a model for other writers, she has emerged as one of the foremost writers and principal icons of the century.

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Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, English, and French at the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

Nicola Luckhurst has written on Proust (Science and Structure in Proust's 'A la recherche du temps perdu' (OUP, 2000)), Montaigne, Gisele Freund, and Virginia Woolf. Her new translation of Freud's Studies in Hysteria was published in 2004.

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface, Elinor Shaffer Acknowledgements List of Contributors Preface: Virginia Woolf's Crossings, Mary Ann Caws Timeline: European Reception of Virginia Woolf, Paul Barnaby Abbreviations Introduction, Nicola Luckhurst
French
1. Virginia Woolf Among Writers and Critics: The French Intellectual Scene, Pierre-Éric Villeneuve
2. The French Reception of Virginia Woolf: An 'État Present' of 'Études Woolfiennes', Carole Rodier
3. Translating Virginia Woolf into French, Françoise Pellan
4. A Virginia Woolf, with a French Twist, Mary Ann Caws
German
5. The German Reception and Criticism of Virginia Woolf: A Survey of Phases and Trends in the Twentieth Century, Ansgar and Vera Nünning
6. Installing Modernism: The Reception of Virginia Woolf in the German Democratic Republic, Wolfgang Wicht
Polish
7. From Silence to a Polyphony of Voices: Virginia Woolf's Reception in Poland, Urszula Terentowicz-Fotyga
Swedish
8. 'Literature is no one's private ground': The Critical and Political Reception of Virginia Woolf in Sweden, Catherine Sandbach-Dahlström
Danish
9. Waves of Influence: The Danish Reception of Virginia Woolf, Ida Klitgård
Greek
10. 'The Country of the Moon' and the Woman of 'Interior Monologue': Virginia Woolf in Greece, Katerina K. Kitsi-Mitakou
Italian
11. The Reception of Virginia Woolf in Italy, Sergio Perosa
Spanish
12. 'A gaping mouth, but no words': Virginia Woolf Enters the Land of Butterflies, Laura Lojo Rodríguez
13. The Emerging Voice: A Review of Spanish Scholarship on Virginia Woolf, Alberto Lázaro
14. Virginia Woolf and the Search for Symbolic Mothers in Modern Spanish Fiction: The Case of Tres Mujeres, María José Gámez Fuentes
Galician
15. 'A fastness of their own': The Galician Reception of Virginia Woolf, Manuela Palacios
Catalan
16. Modernism, Nationalism and Feminism: Representations of Virginia Woolf in Catalonia, Jacqueline A. Hurtley
Portuguese
17. The Portuguese Reception of Virginia Woolf, Graça Abranches
History of Publishing
18. The European Dimensions of the Hogarth Press, Laura Marcus Bibliography Index
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