The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Volume Five 1929-1932

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Spanning the years in which Virginia Woolf penned her classic novel The Waves and worked on Flush, the nonfiction pieces in this fifth volume provide further insight into Woolf’s creative genius and showcase her supreme stylistic capability. The far-ranging essays and criticism collected here include ruminations on the romantic and literary lives of William Cowper and Christina Rossetti and an introduction to memoirs by the Women’s Cooperative Guild that reveals Woolf’s signature feminism. This collection also ...

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Overview

Spanning the years in which Virginia Woolf penned her classic novel The Waves and worked on Flush, the nonfiction pieces in this fifth volume provide further insight into Woolf’s creative genius and showcase her supreme stylistic capability. The far-ranging essays and criticism collected here include ruminations on the romantic and literary lives of William Cowper and Christina Rossetti and an introduction to memoirs by the Women’s Cooperative Guild that reveals Woolf’s signature feminism. This collection also includes the entirety of The Common Reader: Second Series, the sequel to The Common Reader

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547385341
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Pages: 705
  • Sales rank: 1,506,651
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Virginia Woolf

VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882–1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels.


Stuart N. Clarke, series editor, has transcribed and edited Virginia Woolf's Orlando: The Original Holograph Draft, was cocompiler with B. J. Kirkpatrick of the fourth edition of A Bibliography of Virginia Woolf, and edited Translations from the Russian by Virginia Woolf and S. S. Koteliansky. He is a founding member of the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain and has edited its journal, the Virginia Woolf Bulletin, since its inception in 1999.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 25, 1882
    2. Place of Birth:
      London
    1. Date of Death:
      March 28, 1941
    2. Place of Death:
      Sussex, England

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