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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User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

I've read a lot about Woolf, and this book is light on the 'biography' aspect, but very good on Woolf as a writer. I really enjoyed Gordon's detailed look at Woolf's books, particularly The Waves and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This book is great for its discussion of Woolf's novels, but as a biography, we get only a vague picture of VW's life. Read full review

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What She Was Silent About
A s Lyndall Gordon well knows, no writer's life has been so fully documented as Virginia Woolf's. Woolf left 4000 letters and 30 volumes of a diary, ...
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JSTOR: Woolf: Another Biography
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Virginia Woolf - Feministische phantastisch-utopische Literatur
Original Virginia Woolf : a writer's life 1984); Renate Wiggershaus (1987) Virginia Woolf : Leben und Werk in Texten und Bildern. ...
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About the author (2001)

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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