Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury, Volume 1: Aesthetic Theory and Literary Practice

Hardcover | February 10, 2010

EditorG. Potts, L. Shahriari

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The essays in this volume offer new insights on different aspects of Woolf's aesthetics and influences, exploring the relationships between her writing and different creative forms and tracing early influences on her work. The chapters look beyond Woolf to her Bloomsbury contemporaries and others, and even back beyond Bloomsbury.

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The essays in this volume offer new insights on different aspects of Woolf's aesthetics and influences, exploring the relationships between her writing and different creative forms and tracing early influences on her work. The chapters look beyond Woolf to her Bloomsbury contemporaries and others, and even back beyond Bloomsbury.

GINA POTTS is a Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. LISA SHAHRIARI received her PhD in Literature from the University of Essex, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:February 10, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517668

ISBN - 13:9780230517660

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Table of Contents

Contents * List of Abbreviations * Preface * Notes on Contributors * Back to Bloomsbury--C.Woolf * The Voyage Back: Woolfs revisions and returns--S.Raitt * Young writers might do worse: Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Virginia Stephen and Virginia Woolf; B.R.Daugherty * Mapping the Ghostly City: Cambridge, A Room of Ones Own and the University Novel--A.Bogen * London Rooms--M.Shiach * Leonard and Virginias London Library: Mapping Londons Tides, Streams and Statues--E.K.Sparks * Sense of Self and Sense of Place in Orlando: Virginia Woolfs Aesthetics of Pantomime--C.Marie * My own ghost met me: Woolfs 1930s photographs, death and Freuds Acropolis--M.Humm * Woolf, Fry, and the Psycho-Aesthetics of Solidity--B.Harvey * Virginia Woolf and Changing Conceptions of Nature--C.Alt * Comparative Modernism: The Bloomsbury Group and the Harlem Renaissance--K.Czarnecki * Sketches of Carlyles House by Two Visitors, a Young Virginia Woolf and a Japanese Novelist, Soseki Natsume--M.Minow-Pinkney * Bibliography
* Index

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"[A] lively and entertaining collection of essays that both refreshes common ground and... is unafraid to extend its reach." —The Virginia Woolf Bulletin