Featuring essays by eminent and emerging Woolf scholars from around the world, this two-volume set offers fascinating and original insights into both the aesthetics and politics of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group.
Table of Contents
VOLUME I: Preface Notes on Contributors List of Abbreviations Back to Bloomsbury; C.Woolf The Voyage Back: Woolf's revisions and returns; S.Raitt 'Young writers might do worse': Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Virginia Stephen and Virginia Woolf; B.Rigel Daugherty Mapping the Ghostly City: Cambridge, A Room of One's Own and the University Novel; A.Bogen London Rooms; M.Shiach Leonard and Virginia's London Library: Mapping London's Tides, Streams and Statues; E.K.Sparks Sense of Self and Sense of Place in Orlando : Virginia Woolf's Aesthetics of Pantomime; C.Marie 'My own ghost met me': Woolf's 1930s photographs, death and Freud's Acropolis; M.Humm Woolf, Fry, and the Psycho-Aesthetics of Solidity; B.Harvey Virginia Woolf and Changing Conceptions of Nature; C.Alt Comparative Modernism: The Bloomsbury Group and the Harlem Renaissance; K.Czarnecki Sketches of Carlyle's House by Two Visitors, a Young Virginia Woolf and a Japanese Novelist, Soseki Natsume; M.Minow-Pinkney Bibliography Index VOLUME II: Preface Notes on Contributors List of Abbreviations Woolf in Wartime and Townsend Warner Too; G.Beer Virginia Woolf, 'Patriotism,' and 'our prostituted fact-purveyors'; J.Allen Woolf's Political Aesthetic in 'To Spain,' Three Guineas, and Between the Acts; M.Payne Who let the dogs out? Samuel Johnson, Thomas Carlyle, Virginia Woolf, and the Little Brown Dog; J.Goldman Virginia Woolf as Policy Analyst; C.Goodwin Unpinning Economies of Desire: Gifts and the Market in 'Moments of Being: 'Slater's Pins Have no Points"; K.Simpson How Should One Sell a Book? Production Methods, Material Objects, and Marketing at the Hogarth Press; E.Willson Gordon 'The Book is Still Warm': The Hogarth Press in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction; D.Patrick Shannon Conversations in Bloomsbury: Colonial Writers and the Hogarth Press; A.Snaith World Modeling: Paradigms of Global Consciousness in and around Virginia Woolf; M.Cuddy-Keane Small Talk/New Networks: Virginia Woolf's Virtual Publics; B.Silver Bibliography Index
GINA POTTS is a Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She completed her doctoral thesis on Virginia Woolf in 2007, and was co-ordinator with Lisa Shahriari of 'Back to Bloomsbury', the fourteenth annual conference on Woolf. She is a member of the Project Board for the Woolf Online Project. LISA SHAHRIARI received her PhD in Literature from the University of Essex, UK. Her thesis explored Woolf's subversion of contemporary notions of sexual difference. She was the reviewer of Woolf Studies for the Year's Work in English Studies covering work published 2004-6.