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

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

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