Virginia Woolf: A Collection of Critical Essays / Edition 1

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Each volume captures and makes accessible the most stimulating critical writing of our time on crucial literary figures of the past and present. Also included in each is an introduction to the author's life and work, a chronology of important dates, and a selected bibliography.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780139532092
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 11/20/1992
  • Series: New Century Views Series
  • Edition description: FACSIMILE
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Margaret Homans.

Joan Bennett, Characters and Human Experience.

Erich Auerbach, The Brown Stocking.

Geoffrey Hartman, Virginia's Web.

Margaret Drabble, Virginia Woolf: A Personal Debt.

Margaret (Comstock) Connolly, The Loudspeaker and the Human Voice: Politics and the Form of The Years.

Alex Zwerdling, Jacob's Room: Woolf's Satiric Elegy.

Elizabeth Abel, Narrative Structure(s) and Female Development: The Case of Mrs. Dalloway.

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, “Amor Vin—-”: Modifications of Romance in Woolf.

Christine Fraula, Out of the Chrysalis: Female Initiation and Female Authority in Virginia Woolf's The Voyage Out.

Lucio P. Ruotolo, Introduction, from The Interrupted Moment: A View of Virginia Wolf's Novels.

Rachel Bowlby, The Trained Mind: A Room of One's Own.

Marianne Hirsch, The Darkest Plots: Narration and Compulsory Heterosexuality.

Patricia Klindienst Joplin, The Authority of Illusion: Feminism and Fascism in Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts.

Jane Marcus, Britannia Rules the Waves.

Chronology of Important Dates.


Notes on Contributors.

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