Virginia Woolf's Ethics Of The Short Story

Hardcover | September 15, 2009

byChristine Reynier

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This book throws new light on Woolfs short stories by showing how they enact conversations between the self and other, whether between characters or between writer and reader. Tracing Woolfs own theory of the short story, this new study demonstrates how these works become a site of resistance against social and cultural norms.

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This book throws new light on Woolfs short stories by showing how they enact conversations between the self and other, whether between characters or between writer and reader. Tracing Woolfs own theory of the short story, this new study demonstrates how these works become a site of resistance against social and cultural norms.

CHRISTINE REYNIER is Professor of English Literature at Universit Paul Valry-Montpellier III, France.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.72 × 5.73 × 0.65 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022718X

ISBN - 13:9780230227187

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Table of Contents


Contents
Introduction: The Uncertain Boundaries of Virginia Woolf's Short Stories
Virginia Woolf's Definition of the Short Story
Woolf's Short Stories as a Paradoxical and Dynamic Space
Conversation, Emotion and Ethics or the Short Story as Conversation
Woolf's Ethics of Reading and Writing
Woolf's Short Story as a Site of Resistance
Bibliography
Index

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"[Virginia Woolf's Ethics of the Short Story] is a provocative and inspirational source for the scholarship of Virginia Woolf and the short story." - Hivren Demir-Atay, University of Gaziantep, Turkey