The Collected Essays and Letters of Virginia Woolf (Paperback)

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This book contains a fantastic collection of Virginia Woolf's best essays and letters on a range of subjects including feminism, war, the works of other writers, and more. Contents include: "Virginia Woolf", "Henry James: The Old Order", "Henry James: Within the Rim", "The Letters of Henry James", "David Copperfield", "Professions for Women", "The Rev William Cole", "A Letter to a Young Poet", "Twelfth Night", "At the Old Vic", "Lord Chesterfield's Letters to his Son", "Reflections at Sheffield Place", "Craftsmanship", "The Historian and 'The Gibbon'", "Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid", etc. Adeline Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English writer. She is widely hailed as being among the most influential modernist authors of the 20th century and a pioneer of stream of consciousness narration. Woolf was a central figure in the feminist criticism movement of the 1970s, her works having inspired countless women to take up the cause. She suffered numerous nervous breakdowns during her life primarily as a result of the deaths of family members, and it is now believed that she may have suffered from bipolar disorder. In 1941, Woolf drowned herself in the River Ouse at Lewes, aged 59. Other notable works by this author include: "Pattledom" (1925), "A Room of One's Own" (1929), and "The Waves" (1931). Read & Co. Great Essays is publishing this brand new collection of classic essays now complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781447479246
ISBN-10: 1447479246
Publisher: Read & Co. Great Essays
Publication Date: February 13th, 2014
Pages: 208
Language: English