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Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Barbara Lounsberry

Abstract

Virginia Woolf, The War Without, The War Within completes Lounsberry’s trilogy on Virginia Woolf’s luminous diary and the diaries she read. It offers the first treatment of Woolf’s final diary stage (1929–1941), in which she turned more to her diary—and to others' diaries—as the war pressures of the unfurling 1930s grew. It reveals her artistic wars within as the encroaching outer war (World War II) approached. For the first time, this book will explore each of Woolf’s 12 final diary books in depth and trace her final flowering as a diarist. We watch as Woolf increases her number of diary entr ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, Diary, Journal, War, World War II, Biography, Suicide

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056937
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056937.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Lounsberry, author
University of Northern Iowa