A Companion to Virginia Woolf (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

A Companion to Virginia Woolf (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

By: Jessica Berman (editor)Hardback

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A Companion to Virginia Woolf is a thorough examination of her life, work, and multiple contexts in 33 essays written by leading scholars in the field. Contains insightful and provocative new scholarship and sketches out new directions for future research Approaches Woolf s writing from a variety of perspectives and disciplines, including modernism, post-colonialism, queer theory, animal studies, digital humanities, and the law Explores the multiple trajectories Woolf s work travels around the world, from the Bloomsbury Group, and the Hogarth Press to India and Latin America Situates Woolf studies at the vanguard of contemporary literature scholarship and the new modernist studies

About Author

Jessica Berman is Professor of English and Director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA. She is the author of Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics and Transnational Modernism (2011) and Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community (2001), and co-editor of Virginia Woolf Out of Bounds: Selected Papers from the 10th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf (2001). She is also co-editor of the Modernist Latitudes book series and second vice-president of the Modernist Studies Association, to succeed to vice-president (2015-16) and president (2016-17).


Notes on Contributors viii Acknowledgments xiii Introduction 1 Part I Textual Encounters 11 1 The Lives of Houses: Woolf and Biography 13 Alison Booth 2 The Short Fiction 27 Laura Marcus 3 Silence and Cries: The Exotic Soundscape of The Voyage Out 41 Emma Sutton 4 The Transitory Space of Night and Day 55 Elizabeth Outka 5 Jacob's Room: Occasions of War, Representations of History 67 Vincent Sherry 6 Mrs. Dalloway: Of Clocks and Clouds 79 Paul K. Saint-Amour 7 A Passage to the Lighthouse 95 Maud Ellmann 8 Orlando's Queer Animals 109 Derek Ryan 9 Global Objects in The Waves 121 Jane Garrity 10 The Years and Contradictory Time 137 Anna Snaith 11 Between the Acts: Novels and Other Mass Media 151 Marina MacKay 12 Flush: A Biography: Speaking, Reading, andWriting with the Companion Species 163 Jane Goldman 13 Woolf's Essays, Diaries, and Letters 177 Anne E. Fernald 14 A Room of One's Own in the World: The Pre-life and After-life of Shakespeare's Sister 189 Susan Stanford Friedman 15 Three Guineas and the Politics of Interruption 203 Jessica Berman Part II ApproachingWoolf 217 16 VirginiaWoolf and the Politics of Class 219 Jean Mills 17 Woolf and the Law 235 Ravit Reichman 18 Woolf and the Natural Sciences 249 Christina Alt 19 DigitalWoolf 263 Mark Hussey 20 Woolf and Crip Theory 277 Madelyn Detloff 21 Woolf and the Visual 291 Maggie Humm 22 FeministWoolf 305 Pamela L. Caughie 23 EcocriticalWoolf 319 Bonnie Kime Scott 24 Woolf,War, Violence, History, and Peace 333 Sarah Cole 25 QueerWoolf 347 Melanie Micir Part III Woolf in theWorld 359 26 Woolf, Bloomsbury, and Intimacy 361 Jesse Wolfe 27 Woolf, the Hogarth Press, and Global Print Culture 377 Claire Battershill and Helen Southworth 28 Woolf's Urban Rhythms 397 Tamar Katz 29 Woolf and Geography 411 Andrew Thacker 30 Woolf's Spatial Aesthetics and Postcolonial Critique 427 Nels Pearson 31 Woolf in Translation 441 Genevieve Brassard 32 ReadingWoolf in India 453 Supriya Chaudhuri 33 Woolf in Hispanic Countries: Buenos Aires and Madrid 467 Laura Ma Lojo-Rodriguez Index 481

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  • ISBN13: 9781118457887
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 516
  • ID: 9781118457887
  • weight: 1124
  • ISBN10: 1118457889

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