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Author: Virginia Woolf; David Bradshaw
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection brings together thirty of 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. - ;'A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woolf, Virginia.
Virginia Woolf Selected Essays.
: Oxford University Press, UK, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf; David Bradshaw
ISBN: 9780191549816 0191549819 0199212813 9780199212811
OCLC Number: 930059049
Description: 1 online resource (285 pages).
Contents: Biographical Preface; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; SELECTED ESSAYS; READING AND WRITING; 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; LIFE-WRITING; The New Biography; On Being Ill; Leslie Stephen; The Art of Biography; WOMEN AND FICTION; The Feminine Note in Fiction; Women Novelists; Women and Fiction; Professions for Women. Memories of a Working Women's GuildWhy?; LOOKING ON; 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; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Virginia Woolf ; edited with an introduction and notes by David Bradshaw.

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