Woolf Studies Annual: 1996

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In this volume of the "Woolf Studies Annual", Jane Goldman reveals submerged suffrage history in "The Waves," Lorraine Janzen Kooistra explains how "Roger Fry" is an apologia for Bloomsbury, and Janet Winston examines the multiple discourses of imperialism in "To the Lighthouse." Karen L. Levenback explores Woolf's embodiment of the post-war experience of combatants in "Mrs. Dalloway" and "The Years," Tracy Seeley finds in a short story Woolf's autobiographical experience of private and public space, and Barbara ...
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In this volume of the "Woolf Studies Annual", Jane Goldman reveals submerged suffrage history in "The Waves," Lorraine Janzen Kooistra explains how "Roger Fry" is an apologia for Bloomsbury, and Janet Winston examines the multiple discourses of imperialism in "To the Lighthouse." Karen L. Levenback explores Woolf's embodiment of the post-war experience of combatants in "Mrs. Dalloway" and "The Years," Tracy Seeley finds in a short story Woolf's autobiographical experience of private and public space, and Barbara Apstein traces Woolf's reading of Chaucer in the drafts and published text of "Between the Acts". A new "Comment" section includes Jill Morstad's juxtaposition of Woolf's feminist polemics with the politics of examining graduate students, Nicholas Midgley's uncomfortable posing of Woolf's question 'why teach English?', and Brenda Silvers' thoughts on the movie "Tom & Viv". "Woolf Studies Annual, Volume II" also includes a revised and up-to-date "Guide to Collections" and reviews of several new books on Woolf, Bloomsbury, and related matters. Contents: "Purple Buttons on Her Bodice": Feminist History and Iconography in "The Waves", Jane Goldman; Virginia Woolf's "Roger Fry": A Bloomsbury Memorial, Lorrain Janzen Kooistra; "Something Out of Harmony": "To the Lighthouse" and the Subject(s) of Empire, Janet Winston; Virginia Woolf and Returning Soldiers: The Great War and Reality of Survival in "Mrs. Dalloway" and "The Years", Karen L. Levenback; Virginia Woolf's Poetics of Space: "The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection", Tracy Seeley; Chaucer, Virginia Woolf, and "Between the Acts," Barbara Apstein.; COMMENTS: Woolf Whistles, Cat Calls andOther Figures, Jill Morstad; Virginia Woolf and the University, Nicholas Midgley; Tom & Viv & Vita & Virginia & Ottoline & Edith..., Brenda R. Silver; Guide to Library Special Collections; REVIEWS: "Virginia Woolf and Samuel Johnson: Common Readers" by Beth Carole Rosenberg, Michael Chappell; "Woolf and Lessing, Breaking the Mold", eds. Ruth Saxton and Jean Tobin, J.J. Wilson and Jonah Raskin; "Virginia Woolf Against the Empire" by Kathy J. Phillips, Masani Usui; "So geheim und vertraut [So Secret and Private]: Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West" by Susanne Amrain, Vera Nünning; "Anne Thackeray Ritchie: Journals and Letters", eds. Abigail Burnham Bloom and John Maynard, Jane Fisher; "The Art of Dora Carrington" by Jane Hill, Geneviève Sanchis Morgan; "Virginia Woolf" by James King, Val Gough; "Aesthetic Autobiograpyh: From Life to Art in Marcel Proust, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and Anais Nin" by Suzanne Nalbantian, Suzette Henke.

Author Biography: Mark Hussey is Associate Professor of English at Pace University.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780944473252
  • Publisher: University Publishing Association
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Mark Hussey is Associate Professor of English at Pace University.

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