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Author Froula, Christine, 1950-
Title Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury avant-garde : war, civilization, modernity / Christine Froula.
Publication Info. New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  823.08 F    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 428 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and culture
Note Originally published: 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Civilization and "my civilisation" : Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury avant-garde -- Rachel's Great War : civilization, sacrifice, and the enlightenment of women in Melymbrosia and The voyage out -- The death of Jacob Flanders : Greek illusion and modern war in Jacob's room -- Mrs. Dalloway's postwar elegy : women, war, and the art of mourning -- Picture the world : the quest for the thing itself in To the lighthouse -- A fin in a waste of waters : women, genius, freedom in Orlando, A room of one's own, and The waves -- The sexual life of women: experimental genres, experimental publics from The Pargiters to The years -- St. Virginia's epistle to an English gentleman : sex, violence, and the public sphere in Three guineas -- The play in the sky of the mind : Between the acts of civilization's masterplot.
Subject Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. -- Criticism and interpretation.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war -- England -- London.
Women and literature -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.
Experimental fiction, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- England -- London.
Modernism (Literature) -- England -- London.
Civilization, Modern, in literature.
Bloomsbury group.
Bloomsbury (London, England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Added Title War, civilization, modernity
ISBN 9780231134453 (pbk.)
0231134452 (pbk.)