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Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path
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Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Barbara Lounsberry

Abstract

Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path offers the first extensive treatment of Woolf’s second diary stage: her spare, modernist diaries written from 1918 to 1929. These thirteen middle diary books are explored in depth and Woolf's development as a diarist traced across what is often called her modernist golden age when she wrote her most famous works: Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, A Room of One’s Own, and the first Common Reader. Woolf turns her semiprivate diary into a lean, inward-searching journal and practice ground for these great modernist works. The book offers close readings of e ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, diary, diaries, journal, journals, modernism, modernist, biography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062952
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062952.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Lounsberry, author