Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War WithinHer Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Barbara Lounsberry

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780813056937

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813056937.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Florida, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FLASO for personal use (for details see www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 May 2019

The War Within

The War Within

Chapter:
(p.5) 1 The War Within
Source:
Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within
Author(s):

Barbara Lounsberry

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0001

Chapter 1 begins with a swift summary of fascism's rise in both England and Germany from 1929 to 1931: or what I call the war without.” It then notes Woolf's response, including her scrapbooks, which collected articles on tyranny and war. As Woolf seeks out a bound diary book in June 1929 and embarks on her third and final diary stage, her mind also turns inward to the lonely artistic battle she foresees with The Waves. Both her diary and that novel reveal what she will further argue in Three Guineas: that the private and the public are inseparably linked. In October of 1929, Woolf publishes a tribute to “Dorothy Wordsworth's Journals,” a vivid illustration of her ability to choose diaries and to find in them just what she needs to assist her public prose.

Keywords:   1929 Diary, Fascist rise, Germany, Dorothy Wordsworth, The Waves, Three Guineas, Public life, Private life

Florida Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .