The Essays of Virginia Woolf: 1912-1918

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986 - Literary Collections - 448 pages

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Woolf thinks that despite Montaigne, the English may be said to own the essay because of its peculiar popularity among them. “You can say in this shape what you cannot with equal fitness say in any ... Read full review

The essays of Virginia Woolf

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It has been known for some time that Woolf was molested by her Duckworth half-brothers. Drawing on Woolf's published and unpublished writings, on writings by the Stephen family, and on the recent ... Read full review


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Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century, transformed the art of the novel with groundbreaking works such as Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse. The author of numerous collections of letters, journals, and short stories, she was an admired literary critic and a master of the essay form. Women and Writing was first published in 1942.

Andrew McNeillie is the literature editor at Oxford University Press. His collection of poems Nevermore was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2000, and he is the author of the memoir An Aran Keening.

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