Moments of Being: Second Edition by Virginia WoolfMoments of Being: Second Edition by Virginia Woolf

Moments of Being: Second Edition

byVirginia WoolfEditorJeanne Schulkind

Paperback | July 26, 1985

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Moments of Being contains Virginia Woolfs only autobiographical writing: By far the most important book about Virginia Woolf...that has appeared since her death [Angus Wilson, Observer (London)]. Edited and with an Introduction by Jeanne Schulkind; Index.
Born in 1882, the daughter of Julia Jackson Duckworth and Victorian scholar Sir Leslie Stephen, Virginia Stephen settled in 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, in 1904. This house would become the first meeting place of the now-famous Bloomsbury Group-writers, artists, and intellectuals such as E. M. Forster, John Maynard Keynes, and Lytton ...
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Title:Moments of Being: Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.7 inPublished:July 26, 1985Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0156619180

ISBN - 13:9780156619189

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Wonderful Creative Nonfiction Read Virginia Woolf was not only a well-known novelist: she was also an extremely talented essayist and creative nonfiction writer. In this collection of her creative nonfiction writing, published posthumously, Woolf writes some profound ideas -- discoveries really -- of how to write memoir (see "A Sketch of the Past") which have influenced the ways in which have been incorporated into memoir writing ever since.
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Getting inside the mind of an author like Virginia Woolf can reveal important insight into the subjects she addresses and the way she views the world. Moments of Being takes you behind the scenes of this important writer's life to help you more fully understand her fiction. From her brutally honest account of her childhood in London to how her mother's death affected her adulthood, this is a book that isn't for the faint of heart. Considering that these are the only known autobiographical works by Woolf, they are invaluable for fans of her novels.