Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 342 pages
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"[M]easured, and brave in its imaginative interpretations." Carolyn Heilbrun, The New York Times Book Review This "original, intuitive, and even exciting" ( The New Yorker) portrait highlights the experiences that shaped Virginia Woolf's life and art her childhood, her relationships with her father and sister, her marriage, and her descents into madness.
  

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Review: Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life

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More of an attempt to understand Woolf through her writing than a conventional timeline biography. Gordon's insights often enriched my understanding of Woolf's novels. I especially enjoyed the chapter on The Waves. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone interested in Woolf the writer. Read full review

Review: Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Goodreads

More of an attempt to understand Woolf through her writing than a conventional timeline biography. Gordon's insights often enriched my understanding of Woolf's novels. I especially enjoyed the chapter on The Waves. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone interested in Woolf the writer. Read full review

Contents

III
3
IV
17
V
28
VI
41
VII
43
VIII
51
IX
68
X
92
XIII
132
XIV
161
XV
176
XVI
203
XVII
235
XVIII
249
XIX
285
XX
327

XI
113
XII
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Lyndall Gordon is the prize-winning author of, most recently, "T. S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life" & "A Private Life of Henry James".

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