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Virginia Woolf"s Bloomsbury Aesthetic theory and literary practice by Gina Potts

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

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The essays in this volume offer new insights on different aspects of Woolf"s aesthetics and influences, exploring the relationships between her writing and different creative forms and tracing early influences on her work. The chapters look beyond Woolf to her Bloomsbury contemporaries and others, and even back beyond Bloomsbury --Provided by publisher.

Edition Notes

Other titlesAesthetic theory and literary practice
Statementedited by Gina Potts and Lisa Shahriari
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z896 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585907M
ISBN 100230517668
ISBN 109780230517660
LC Control Number2009046814

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Many of Virginia Woolf’s earliest dust jackets were designed by her older sister and fellow member of the Bloomsbury Group, the artist Vanessa Bell. “Your style is unique, because so truthful,” Woolf told her when some criticized the designs, “and therefore it upsets one completely.” Bell designed a total of 38 book covers for Hogarth. In Woolf's writings Greece and Greek tragedy in particular shape an exoticized aesthetic space that both emerges from and enables critique of the cosy settings and colonialist conceits of elite (and largely male) British attitudes toward culture and politics. Rather than highlighting Woolf's exclusion from male intellectual purviews, as so many scholars have emphasized, this book urges. After the Modernist literary experiments of her earlier work, Virginia Woolf became increasingly concerned with overt social and political commentary in her later writings, which are preoccupied with dissecting the links between patriarchy, patriotism, imperialism and war. This book unravels the complex textual histories of The Years (), Three Guineas () and Between the Acts () to. Virginia Woolf was born Adeline Virginia Stephen on 25 January at 22 Hyde Park Gate in South Kensington, London, to Julia (née Jackson) (–) and Leslie Stephen (–), writer, historian, essayist, biographer and mountaineer. Julia Jackson was born in in Calcutta, Bengal, British India, to John Jackson and Maria "Mia" Theodosia Pattle, from two Anglo-Indian mater: King’s College London.

Virginia Woolf's Garden is an attractive full-colour large format book. The text by Caroline Zoob takes a personal, almost intimate approach to the story of the garden, not surprising as the author lived in Monk's House, Rodwell, for eleven years as a tenant custodian for the National Trust/5(30).   Virginia Woolf’s London: Bloomsbury and Beyond, Jean Moorcroft Wilson. Woolf had homes in Richmond, Kensington, and Bloomsbury, so a look at those buildings and their environs is a natural way to look at the author and her city. She regularly went on “street hauntings,” her phrase for a combination of people-watching while taking long walks. A year after the end of World War I, the Woolfs purchased Monk's House, a cottage in the village of Rodmell in , and that same year Virginia published Night and Day, a novel set in Edwardian Born:   Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde traces the dynamic emergence of Woolf's art and thought against Bloomsbury's public thinking about Europe's future in a period marked by two world wars and rising threats of totalitarianism. Educated informally in her father's library and in Bloomsbury's London extension of Cambridge, Virginia Woolf came of age in the prewar decades, .

Virginia Woolf in Context - edited by Bryony Randall December Woolf’s Bloomsbury. from Part II - Historical and Cultural Context By pp ; Export citation Recommend this book. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Virginia Woolf in Context. Edited by Bryony.   Virginia Woolf, English writer whose novels, through their nonlinear approaches to narrative, exerted a major influence on the genre. Best known for her novels Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse, she also wrote pioneering essays on artistic theory, literary history, women’s writing, and the politics of power. "Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury,Volume 2: International Influence and Politics is well worth the wait-indeed, as rich as the first collection was, this one, though shorter, is equally so, but also more The collection presents a nexus of thinking and work across time and topics. Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury (2 Volume Pack) by Gina Potts, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.