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Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf : New Casebooks S - Susan Reid

Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

New Casebooks S


Published: 31st August 1993
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
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"Mrs Dalloway" and "To the Lighthouse" are two of the most-studied Virginia Woolf novels and have often been described as "poetic" and "difficult". The ten essays in this book show how attentive readers can follow their stories and relate them directly to the "real" world. Some work out "who speaks". Some explore the novels' debates about England in the 1920s: about power and imperialism and the War, about contemporary ideas of personal identity, and about women's lives. All demonstrate that new critical methods lead to active engagement with the texts. A number of different feminist readings are included as part of this selection. The contributors are: D. Lodge, J. Mepham, J. Hillis Miller, J. Tambling, G. Beer, T. Moi, M. Minow-Pinkney, E. Abel, M. Homans, R. Bowlby.

'Casebooks are classics - and the new casebooks carry on the tradition - excellent selection of illuminating critical commentary.' - Dr John Style, Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Spain

General Editor's Preface - Introduction; S.Reid - Essays; D.Lodge - J.Mepham - J.Hillis Miller - J.Tambling - G.Beer - T.Moi - M.Minow-Pinkney - E.Abel - M.Homans - R.Bowlby - Further Reading - Notes on Contributors - Index

ISBN: 9780333541425
ISBN-10: 0333541421
Series: New Casebooks S
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 31st August 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 11