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Selected essays

Author: Virginia Woolf; David Bradshaw
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford world's classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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This selection brings together 30 of Virginia Woolf's best essays across a wide range of subjects including writing and reading, the role and reputation of women writers, the art of biography and the London scene. They are enchanting in their own right, and indispensable to an understanding of this great writer.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf; David Bradshaw
ISBN: 9780199556069 0199556067
OCLC Number: 1014446533
Notes: This edition originally published: 2008.
Description: xxxix, 244 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Decay of Essay-Writing ; Modern Fiction ; The Modern Essay ; How it Strikes a Contemporary ; Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown ; Character in Fiction ; Impassioned Prose ; How Should One Read a Book? ; Poetry, Fiction and the Future ; Craftsmanship ; The Feminine Note in Fiction ; Women Novelists ; Women and Fiction ; Professions for Women ; Memories of a Working Women's Guild ; Why? ; The New Biography ; On Being Ill ; The Art of Biography ; Thunder at Wembley ; The Cinema ; Street Haunting: A London Adventure ; The Sun and the Fish ; The Docks of London ; Oxford Street Tide ; Evening over Sussex: Reflections in a Motor Car ; Flying over London ; Why Art Today Follows Politics ; Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid
Series Title: Oxford world's classics
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Virginia Woolf ; edited with an introduction and notes by David Bradshaw.

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Brilliant and subtle essays. * Independent on Sunday. *

 
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