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Becoming Virginia WoolfHer Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read$
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Barbara Lounsberry

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813049915

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813049915.001.0001

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The Experimenter

The Experimenter

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(p.45) 2 The Experimenter
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Becoming Virginia Woolf
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Barbara Lounsberry

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049915.003.0003

Chapter 2 probes Woolf’s Warboys Diary at age 17. It showcases Woolf, the early—and lifelong—experimenter (in both form and style). At 17, Woolf becomes self-consciously literary. In the Warboys Diary she tests pens; inks; calligraphy; diary formats; and expedition, newspaper, and gothic narratives. She articulates a Platonic mimetic theory of art and offers for the first time her aesthetic of changing light.

Keywords:   Warboys Diary, experimenter, aesthetic, Platonic mimetic theory, changing light, gothic narratives

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