Virginia Woolf


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    General Fiction

    Jan-2016

    Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a major English author whose works have made her one of the most influential modernists of the twentieth century. Her works are most well known for their use of the stream of consciousness, innovative narrative voice an...

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    May-2015

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

    2014 Reprint of 1926 Printing. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "On Being Ill" is an essay by Virginia Woolf that appeared in T. S. Eliot's "The New Criterion" in January 1926. The essay sought...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

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    Jan-2011

    Throughout her life, Virginia Woolf worked and reworked short story ideas, trying to enacapsulate her thoughts perfectly in a concise form, but rarely did she publish them. This volume brings together the stories from her own collection 'Monday or Tu...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2009

    This eclectic collection celebrates long-neglected short fiction by great women writers best known for their novels. Highlights include Jane Austen's The Watsons, thought by many to be a study for her classic novel Emma; Elizabeth Gaskell's The Half...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2005

    Tracing the lives of a group of friends, this novel follows their development from childhood to youth and middle age. Separately and together, they query the relationship of past to present, and the meaning of life itself....

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2004

    "Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the gloves herself. Big Ben was striking as she stepped out into the street. It was eleven o'clock and the unused hour was fresh as if issued to children on a beach."-from "Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street" The landmark ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2003

    Virginia Woolf was a close friend of Roger Fry for many years - after his death she wrote this loving account of his passion for art, his own painting, and his challenging critical theories. Born in 1866, he was primarily responsible for bringing the...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2002

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2002

    Virginia Woolf completed Melymbrosia in 1912 when she was thirty years old. The story concerned the emotional and sexual awakening of a young Englishwoman traveling abroad, and bristled with social commentary on issues as varied as homosexuality, the...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2000

    Virginia Woolf tested the boundaries of fiction in these short stories, developing a new language of sensation, feeling and thought, and recreating in words the 'swarm and confusion of life'. Defying categorization, the stories range from the more tr...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1989

    Woolf continually used stories and sketches to experiment with narrative models and themes for her novels. This collection of nearly fifty pieces brings together the contents of two published volumes, A Haunted House and Mrs. Dalloway s Party; a numb...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1988

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1985

    Moments of Being contains Virginia Woolf’s only autobiographical writing: “By far the most important book about Virginia Woolf...that has appeared since her death” [Angus Wilson, Observer (London)]. Edited and with an Introduction by Jeanne Sch...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1976

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    Literary

    Oct-1973

    'Night and Day' Virginia Woolf's second novel, portrays the author's sister Vanessa in the character of Katharine Hilbery, the gifted daughter of a distinguished literary family who is trapped in a stifling environment and unable to express herself....

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1966

    Orlando is the extraordinary tale of a young man who finds wealth and favour in the court of Elizabeth I of England, but who never grows old. After experiencing love and adventure, a long sleep turns him into a woman, who in her turn faces discrimina...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1963

    "Three Guineas" is written as a series of letters in which Virginia Woolf ponders the efficacy of donating to various causes to prevent war. In reflecting on her situation as the "daughter of an educated man" in 1930s England, Woolf challenges libera...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1956

    Here, in twenty-six essays, Woolf writes of English literature in its various forms, including the poetry of Donne; the novels of Defoe, Sterne, Meredith, and Hardy; Lord Chesterfield’s letters and De Quincey’s autobiography. She writes, too, abo...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1944

    Virginia Woolf s intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume, posthumously collected by her husband, Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday, seven that appeared in magazines, and five other stor...

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    General Fiction

    Virginia Woolf is well known as one of the most prominent fiction writers of the twentieth century, what may be less well known is her astounding collection of letters and essays. Here is the collection first published in 1925, aimed at 'the Common r...

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    General Fiction

    Mrs Dalloway is one of Virginia Woolf's best-known novels. Its story details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post-World War I England. With the interior perspective of the novel, the story travels forwards an...

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    General Fiction

    It describes the mounting, performance, and audience of a festival play (hence the title) in a small English village just before the outbreak of the Second World War. Much of it looks forward to the war, with veiled allusions to connection with the c...

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    General Fiction

    One of the best examples of Woolf's modernist innovation, the story starts in Jacob's childhood and follows him through college at Cambridge, and then into adulthood. The narrative is told mainly through the perspectives of the women in Jacob's life,...

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    Literary

    White butterflies danced one above another, making with their white shifting flakes the outline of a shattered marble column above the tallest flowers; the glass roofs of the palm house shone as if a whole market full of shiny green umbrellas had ope...

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    General Fiction

    A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1...

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    "To the Lighthouse" is Virginia Woolf's fifth novel and is widely acknowledged as being among the greatest literary achievements of this century. It is also the most popular of all her novels. It is set on a Hebridean island where the Ramsay family a...

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    General Fiction

    An overnight success, Virginia Woolf's first book was praised for its richness of poetic style and its innovative techniques. Less formally experimental than Woolf's later novels, The Voyage Out is an excellent introduction to the author's work....

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    General Fiction

    Written in 1937, "The Years "was the most popular of Virginia Woolf s novels during her lifetime. It explores a rich variety of themes such as sex, feminism, family life, education, and politics in English society from 1800 to the 1930s, as they affe...

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