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The essays of Virginia Woolf : volume 5: 1929-1932

Author: Virginia Woolf; Stuart Nelson Clarke
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. ed
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This volume brings fresh light to Woolf's essays and enriches them with variations. It forms part of a unique collection from one of our greatest writers.
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Named Person: Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf; Stuart Nelson Clarke
ISBN: 9780547385341 054738534X
OCLC Number: 441153028
Notes: Originally published: London : Hogarth Press, c2009.
Description: xxix, 705 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1929. On not knowing French --
Geraldine and Jane --
Women and fiction --
The 'censorship' of books --
Phases of fiction --
Dr Burney's evening party --
Cowper and Lady Austen (headnote) --
Beau Brummell --
Mary Wollstonecraft (headnote) --
Dorothy Wordsworth --
Women and leisure --
An excerpt from A room of one's own --
1930. Foreword to Recent paintings by Vanessa Bell --
Augustine Birrell --
Fanny Burney's half-sister --
Wm. Hazlitt, the man --
Memories of a working women's guild --
On being ill --
I am Christina Rossetti --
1931. All about books --
Introductory letter to Margaret Llewelyn Davies --
Lockhart's criticism --
George Eliot, 1819-1880 --
Edmund Gosse --
Aurora Leigh --
The love of reading --
The docks of London --
1932. Oxford Street tide --
The Rev. William Cole : a letter --
Great men's houses --
Abbeys and cathedrals --
A letter to a young poet --
'This is the House of Commons' --
The common reader : second series. The strange Elizabethans --
Donne after three centuries --
'The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia' --
'Robinson Crusoe' --
Dorothy Osborne's 'letters' --
Swift's 'Journal to Stella' --
The 'sentimental journey' --
Lord Chesterfield's letters to his son --
Two parsons. James Woodforde ; The Rev. John Skinner --
Dr Burney's evening party --
Jack Mytton --
De Quincey's autobiography --
Four figures. Cowper and Lady Austen ; Beau Brummell ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; Dorothy Wordsworth --
William Hazlitt --
Geraldine and Jane --
'Aurora Leigh' --
The niece of an Earl --
George Gissing --
The novels of George Meredith --
'I am Christina Rossetti' --
The novels of Thomas Hardy --
How should one read a book? --
Leslie Stephen, the philosopher at home : a daughter's memories --
Portrait of a Londoner Appendices. George Gissing ; Notes of a day's walk ; The essays of Augustine Birrell ; The Women's Co-operative Guild ; Speech to the London and National Society for Women's Service ; As a light to letters ; The text of The common reader : second series ; Notes on the journals.
Responsibility: Virginia Woolf / edited by Stuart N. Clarke.

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This volume brings fresh light to Woolf's essays and enriches them with variations. It forms part of a unique collection from one of our greatest writers.

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