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Genius and ink : Virginia Woolf on how to read —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

In the early years of its existence, the Times Literary Supplement published some of the finest writers in English: T. S. Eliot, Henry James and E. M. Forster among them. But one of the paper's defining voices was Virgin...

To the lighthouse —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

At their holiday home in Cornwall, a distant lighthouse holds a haunting attraction for the members of an Edwardian family as disillusionment, turmoil, and a world on the brink of war plague the family's relationships.

Mrs Dalloway —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

'Sally stopped; picked a flower; kissed her on the lips.' On a June morning in 1923, Clarissa Dalloway is preparing for a party and remembering her past. Elsewhere in London, Septimus Smith is suffering from shell-shock ...

The years —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

The Years is the story of three generations of the Pargiter family -- their intimacies and estrangements, anxieties and triumphs mapped out against the bustling rhythms of London's streets during the first decades of the...

Mrs. Dalloway —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

Mrs. Dalloway chronicles a June day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway--a day that is taken up with running minor errands in preparation for a party and that is punctuated, toward the end, by the suicide of a young man she...

Medusa's daughters : magic and monstrosity from women writers of the fin-de-siécle

Medusa's daughters is a sinister Gothic delight, full of unrepentant witches, ghosts, dryads, and changelings. Goss is an expert guide to the strange codes of fin-de-siécle patriarch and the bold, monstrous women who de...

Orlando —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

'He stretched himself. He rose. He stood upright in complete nakedness before us, and while the trumpets pealed 'Truth! Truth! Truth!' we have no choice left but confess -- he was a woman.' A young man in the court of th...

To the Lighthouse —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

To the Lighthouse is a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf. The novel centres on the Ramsay family and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920. In 1998, the Modern Library named To the Lighthouse No. ...

The Voyage Out —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

A strange, tragic, inspired novel ... as poignant as anything in modern fiction." -- E. M. Forster This acclaimed novel marked the debut of one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and important writers. In Virginia...

The Common Reader —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

"A collection of essays from the acclaimed author of Mrs. Dalloway on such subjects as Jane Austen, Geoffrey Chaucer, and her own literary philosophy. A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw ...

Orlando (Annotated) : A Biography —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

An annotated edition of Woolfs most intense work, a fantastical biography that spans from the court of Elizabeth I to the year 1928 (Jorge Luis Borges). Begun as a joke, Orlando is Virginia Woolfs fantastical biography o...

Mrs. Dalloway —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.
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During one day of arranging for her party, Mrs. Dalloway remembers her youth, considers the crushing effects of the Great War, and reexamines her marriage.

A Room Of One's Own —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

In addressing the question of women and fiction, the author explores the lack of equal opportunity for women. She describes a tour of Oxbridge, a mythical English university, and the obstacles to education a woman encoun...

Mrs. Dalloway —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

This masterpiece of modern literature by the author of Orlando is an intimate and probing account of a single day in the life of a London society woman. It's the spring of 1923 and Clarissa Dalloway must prepare her West...

Night and Day. —Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author.

An insightful novel about two women in Edwardian England and the men who pursue them by the author of Mrs. Dalloway. Exploring themes of love, marriage, and freedom, Night and Day follows four characters: a privileged wo...