Virginia Woolf Reader

Virginia Woolf Reader Virginia Woolf Mitchell Alexander Leaska
  • Title: Virginia Woolf Reader
  • Author: Virginia Woolf Mitchell Alexander Leaska
  • ISBN: 9780156935906
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Virginia Woolf Reader Virginia Woolf Mitchell Alexander Leaska Virginia Woolf Reader This rich introduction to the art of Virginia Woolf contains the complete texts of five short stories and eight essays together with substantial excerpts from the longer fiction and nonfiction An ide
    This rich introduction to the art of Virginia Woolf contains the complete texts of five short stories and eight essays, together with substantial excerpts from the longer fiction and nonfiction An ideal volume for those encountering Woolf for the first time as well as for those already devoted to her work Edited and with a Preface by Mitchell A Leaska.
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    About Virginia Woolf Mitchell Alexander Leaska


    1. Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the Bloomsbury Group Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway 1925 , To the Lighthouse 1927 , and Orlando 1928 , and the book length essay A Room of One s Own 1929 with its famous dictum, a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.


    212 Comments


    1. this book made me a lesbian seriously.

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    2. Read selections for class spring 2018.

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    3. This slim volume collects segments from Virginia Woolf s most noted works For the first read, I have skipped the extracts from her major novels, and that from A room of One s Own , which I have read and reviewed elsewhere, and would prefer to re read them in whole Hence this first read contains only initial thoughts on the pieces that follows Memoire A Sketch of the PastOne can hear Woolf s meditative and thoughtful voice clearly as she narrated her childhood impressions The deep loss and sorrow [...]

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    4. a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction p 170 This is a great introduction to the writings of Virginia Woolf It spans her oeuvre with selected short stories and essays there are also excerpts from several novels, her diary and letters, and her autobiographical writings Especially welcome is a twenty page long excerpt from her famous essay A Room of One s Own The editor, Mitchell A Leaska, provides a thoughtful preface detailing the choices he made in compiling th [...]

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    5. The book gives you a look at Woolf s brilliance from three perspectives excerpts from her novels, early short stories, and essays and speeches In her short stories, she begins to write about the internal world of the characters, and in her essays and speeches, through personal examples, she makes a case for women s equal status as intellectual and demonstrates the pain of being shut out of libraries and university life.

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    6. An excellent collection of Virginia Woolf s works It includes all different kinds of works that really show just how varied her interests were I have used this as a reference in almost every essay I ve ever written on Woolf or her different works This book is perfect for anyone who wants an overview of her work

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    7. What I love about this reader is it gives a sample of all of her writing, from essays to books to her private journals and letters Mitchell Leaska also wrote a fabulous biography on Woolf entitled, Granite and Rainbow The Hidden Life of Virginia Woolf, which is extremely fabulous.

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    8. All extremes of feeling are allied with madness

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    9. I ve never fully enjoyed Woolf, but her memoir and personal essays are really great I like her now.

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    10. A good introduction to Woolf.

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    11. A collection of highlights I can t believe I hadn t read it earlier in my writing life.How did I not read this til now

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