The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf: An by Jane Goldman

By Jane Goldman

for college kids of contemporary literature, the works of Virginia Woolf are crucial interpreting. In her novels, brief tales, essays, polemical pamphlets and in her inner most letters she explored, wondered and refashioned every thing approximately glossy existence: cinema, sexuality, purchasing, schooling, feminism, politics and conflict. Her dependent and startlingly unique sentences grew to become a version of modernist prose. it is a transparent and informative creation to Woolf's lifestyles, works, and cultural and demanding contexts, explaining the significance of the Bloomsbury staff within the improvement of her paintings. It covers the foremost works intimately, together with To the Lighthouse, Mrs Dalloway, The Waves and the most important brief tales. in addition to offering scholars with the basic details had to research Woolf, Jane Goldman indicates extra analyzing to permit scholars to discover their approach in the course of the most crucial severe works. All scholars of Woolf will locate this an invaluable and illuminating assessment of the field.

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