Reading Virginia Woolf

Julia Briggs


Reading Virginia Woolf

Reading Virginia Woolf

  • Title: Reading Virginia Woolf
  • Author: Julia Briggs
  • ISBN: 9780748624355
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Paperback



The pleasure and excitement of exploring Virginia Woolf s writings is at the heart of this book by a highly respected Woolf critic and biographer Julia Briggs reconsiders Woolf s work from some of her earliest fictional experiments to her late short story, The Symbol , and from the most to the least familiar of her novels from a series of highly imaginative and unexpThe pleasure and excitement of exploring Virginia Woolf s writings is at the heart of this book by a highly respected Woolf critic and biographer Julia Briggs reconsiders Woolf s work from some of her earliest fictional experiments to her late short story, The Symbol , and from the most to the least familiar of her novels from a series of highly imaginative and unexpected angles Individual essays analyse Woolf s neglected second novel, Night and Day and investigate her links with other writers Byron, Shakespeare , her ambivalent attitudes to Englishness and to censorship, her fascination with transitional places and moments, with the flow of time and its relative nature , her concern with visions and revision and with printing and the writing process as a whole We watch Woolf as she typesets an extraordinarily complex high modernist poem Hope Mirrlees s Paris , and as she revises her novels so that their structures become formally and even numerologically significant A final ess


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