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Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life
     

Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life

by Lyndall Gordon
 

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"[T]he most informative, most nearly definitive, most judicious word on this major, modern writer."—Scott Elledge
"[M]easured, and brave in its imaginative interpretations."—Carolyn Heilbrun, The New York Times Book Review This "original, intuitive, and even exciting" (The New Yorker) portrait highlights the experiences that shaped Virginia Woolf's

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"[T]he most informative, most nearly definitive, most judicious word on this major, modern writer."—Scott Elledge
"[M]easured, and brave in its imaginative interpretations."—Carolyn Heilbrun, The New York Times Book Review This "original, intuitive, and even exciting" (The New Yorker) portrait highlights the experiences that shaped Virginia Woolf's life and art—her childhood, her relationships with her father and sister, her marriage, and her descents into madness.

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Carolyn Heilbrun
[M]easured, and brave in its imaginative interpretations. —New York Times Book Review
Scott Elledge
[T]he most informative, most nearly definitive, most judicious word on this major, modern writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393322057
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/17/2001
Edition description:
(Reissue)
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Lyndall Gordon is the prize-winning author of T. S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life and Lives Like Loaded Guns. She is a Fellow at the Royal Society of Literature and a member of PEN. She lives in Oxford.

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