Mrs Woolf And The Servants by Alison LightMrs Woolf And The Servants by Alison Light

Mrs Woolf And The Servants

byAlison Light

Paperback | September 23, 2008

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Virginia Woolf was a feminist and a bohemian but without her servants – cooking, cleaning and keeping house - she might never have managed to write. Mrs Woolf and The Servants explores the hidden history of service. Through Virginia Woolf’s extensive diaries and letters and brilliant detective work, Alison Light chronicles the lives of those forgotten women who worked behind the scenes in Bloomsbury, and their fraught relations with one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers.
Alison Light is the author of Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism between the Wars and edited Virginia Woolf’s Flush for Penguin Classics. She has worked at the BBC and lectured at London University. She is currently a part-time Professor at the Raphael Samuel History Centre in the University of East London and als...
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Title:Mrs Woolf And The ServantsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.98 inPublished:September 23, 2008Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140254102

ISBN - 13:9780140254105

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