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Virginia Woolf : the impact of childhood sexual abuse on her life and work

Author: Louise A DeSalvo
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the abuse inflicted upon the novelist from her Victorian family where sexual violence was common.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DeSalvo, Louise A., 1942-
Virginia Woolf.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)583825908
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Stephen (Familie)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise A DeSalvo
ISBN: 0807063266 9780807063262
OCLC Number: 18588766
Description: xxiii, 372 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one --
A Family pattern --
Laura, "Her Ladyship of the lake" --
Stella, "The Old cow" --
Vanessa, "The Sainat" --
{art two --
Virginia Woolf and childhood --
A Daughter remembers --
In the house of the paterfamilias --
In the beginning there was the nursery --
Part three- Virginia Woolf and adolescence --
1897: Virginia Woolf at fifteen --
As Miss Jan says --
Changing lives --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Louise DeSalvo.

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Describes the abuse inflicted upon the novelist from her Victorian family where sexual violence was common.

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