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Flush : A Biography - Virginia Woolf

Hardcover Published: 20th July 2018
ISBN: 9781618952950
Number Of Pages: 126

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Woolf's best-selling spoof biography of the poet Elizabeth Barrett-Browning's lap dog, Flush, has until recently received relatively little serious critical attention. Flush: A Biography has been read as an allegory of class war, lesbian love, the plight of women writers, and much else besides. In the context of the recent rise in animal studies, this work is ripe for reappraisal. The present essay argues for the novel's significant contribution to the understanding, in Woolf's era and our own, of pressing questions concerning animality in relation to writing, gender and feminism. Woolf's 'little brown dog' speaks to some notorious feminist antivivisectionist cultural works and political interventions in the first decades of the twentieth-century as well as to more recent feminist philosophical interests in animality, and canine animality in particular. (Wiley Online library)

ISBN: 9781618952950
ISBN-10: 1618952951
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 126
Published: 20th July 2018
Publisher: Bibliotech Press
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.35

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