The Common Reader: First series
Woolf’s first and most popular volume of essays. This collection has more than twenty-five selections, including such important statements as “Modern Fiction” and “The Modern Essay.” Edited and with an Introduction by Andrew McNeillie; Index.
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Review: The Common ReaderUser Review - Valarie Smith - Goodreads
Heresy for a Woolfian, I know, but the subjects of many of the essays (Elizabethan dramas, Defoe, Chaucer) weren't of interest to me. I really loved "Modern Fiction" and the essays on Austen, the Brontes, Eliot, Montaigne and the Russians, though. Read full review
Review: The Common ReaderUser Review - TE - Goodreads
Much better than that splendidly pointless Mrs. Dalloway. Woolf is a skilled writer--particularly when she has an objective in mind--and keeps the mind going as she goes--carefully making her way from ... Read full review