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Virginia Woolf : an inner life

Author: Julia Briggs
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
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
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Briggs
ISBN: 9780140234671 0140234675
OCLC Number: 63185831
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2005.
Description: xiv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 20 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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Using Virginia Woolf's own commentary on the creative process through her letters, diaries and essays, this book aims to put her nine great novels back absolutely at the centre of Woolf's life; to  Read more...

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