Letters to Virginia Woolf is both a lyrical memoir and meditation on Woolf's life and writing. Starting with the events of 9/11, Williams examines Woolf's anti-war views and their relevance to our present time. In her pacifist manifesto, Three Guineas, Woolf wrote, "A common interest unites us; it is one world, one life." This book explores the events of 9/11 within the context of Woolf's passionate cry for a world without war. In six concise parts, Lisa Williams writes letters to Virginia Woolf that reflect on Woolf's ideas about war, memory, and childhood as well as her own experiences with these very issues.
Lisa Williams is Professor of Literature, Ramapo College of New Jersey. She is the author of The Artist as Outsider in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf (2000). Professor Williams holds a doctorate in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Abbreviations Chapter 3 Part I Chapter 4 Part II Chapter 5 Part III Chapter 6 Part IV Chapter 7 Part V Chapter 8 Part VI Chapter 9 Works Cited Chapter 10 About the Author
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