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Virginia Woolf and the real world

Author: Alex Zwerdling
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical book on Virgina Woolf that places her world of class, politics, feminism, pacifism, and the family into firm historical perspective. It is a penetrating, learned, wide-ranging appreciation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Zwerdling
ISBN: 0520056841 9780520056848 0520061845 9780520061842
OCLC Number: 12722870
Description: x, 374 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The enormous eye --
The reluctant satirist --
Jacob's room: Woolf's satiric elegy --
Class and money --
Mrs. Dalloway and the social system --
The bonds of family life --
The domestic politics of To the lighthouse --
Woolf's feminism in historical perspective --
Anger and conciliation in A room of one's own and Three guineas --
Pacifism without hope --
Between the acts and the coming of war.
Responsibility: Alex Zwerdling.

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"The most enlightened account of the real woman to appear for years."--"Observer

 
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