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Virginia Woolf : an inner life

Author: Julia Briggs
Publisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Virginia Woolf is the greatest of all British women writers and one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century writing. Julia Briggs' aim in this book is to put the writing back absolutely at the centre of Woolf's life; to read that life through her books, using the novels themselves to create a compelling new form of biography. Using Woolf's own matchless commentary on the creative process through her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Briggs
ISBN: 0713996633 9780713996630
OCLC Number: 57380685
Description: xiv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginning : The voyage out (1915) --
Into the night : Night and day (1919) --
Our press arrived on Tuesday : Monday or Tuesday (1921) --
In search of Jacob : Jacob's room (1922) --
A woman connects : The common reader (1925) --
What a lark! What a plunge! : Mrs. Dalloway (1925) --
Writing itself : To the lighthouse (1927) --
The secret of life is ... : Orlando (1928) --
To the women of the future : A room of one's own (1929) --
Into deep waters : The waves (1931) --
The years of The years : The second common reader (1932), Flush (1933), The years (1937) --
Attacking Hitler in England : Three guineas (1938) --
Life writing : Roger Fry (1940), A sketch of the past --
The last of England : Between the acts (1941).
Responsibility: Julia Briggs.
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One of the most original and influential figures in twentieth century literature, Virginia Woolf has paradoxically become known as much for her personality as her writing. In this new biography Julia  Read more...

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"Briggs masterfully uses Virginia Woolf's own thoughts and words to gain entrance into the layered world of her life and work."

 
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