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Virginia Woolf's women

Author: Vanessa Curtis
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations to men' confided the writer Virginia Woolf to her diary in 1924." "A work of original and detailed research, this is the first biography to concentrate exclusively on Woolf's close and inspirational female friendships with the key women in her life. Vanessa Curtis looks both at the effect of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Curtis
ISBN: 0299183408 9780299183400
OCLC Number: 51154311
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The 'Angels in the House' --
Maria, Julia and Stella --
Vanessa --
Violet --
Ottoline and Katherine --
Carrington --
Vita --
Ethel --
Virginia.
Responsibility: Vanessa Curtis ; foreword by Julia Briggs.
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"'If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations to men' confided the writer Virginia Woolf to her diary in 1924." "A work of original and detailed research, this is the first biography to concentrate exclusively on Woolf's close and inspirational female friendships with the key women in her life. Vanessa Curtis looks both at the effect of these relationships on her emotional life and the inspiration that each woman provided for the female protagonists in her fiction."--Jacket.

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