Woolfâ#x80 ; #x99 ; s Ambiguities : Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Woolfâ#x80 ; #x99 ; s Ambiguities : Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors

Author: Molly Hite
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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In a book that comparesVirginia Woolf's writing with that of the novelist, actress, and feminist activist Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952), Molly Hite explores the fascinating connections between Woolf's aversion to women's "pleading a cause" in fiction and her narrative technique of complicating, minimizing, or omitting tonal cues. Hite shows how A Room of One's Own, Mrs. Dalloway, and The Voyage Out borrow from and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hite, Molly, 1947-
Woolf's ambiguities.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017014833
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Hite
ISBN: 9781501714474 1501714473
OCLC Number: 1017611195
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Woolf's tone : listening to Mrs. Dalloway --
Tone and modernism : Jacob's room, To the lighthouse and The waves --
Not looking back through our mothers : Elizabeth Robins and the feminist polemical novel --
Making room for A room of one's own --
What girls should know : The voyage out and My little sister --
The professional and the poet : A dark lantern and Mrs. Dalloway --
Epilogue : the possibilities of The Pargiters.
Responsibility: Molly Hite.

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In a book that compares Virginia Woolf's writing with that of the novelist, actress, and feminist activist Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952), Molly Hite explores the fascinating connections between  Read more...

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"A hugely persuasive account of Woolf's textual originality... an elegant, well-researched monorgraph that makes a significant contribution to Woolf studies." * Virginia Woolf Bulletin * "An Read more...

 
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