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Perpetual Suspense: Virginia Woolf’s Wartime Gothic

Paul K. Saint-Amour

in Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190200947
eISBN:
9780190200978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200947.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 2 reads Woolf’s writings as attempts to grapple with imminent, as opposed to bygone, military violence. Woolf condemned suspense less as a Victorian narrative convention than as a permanent ... More


The salons

Elisabeth Jay

in British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the part played by the Parisian salons in the professional lives and self-esteem of British writers. Valuing admission to these intimate cosmopolitan circles, which they ... More


Press conditions

Elisabeth Jay

in British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers the conditions in the rapidly changing print industry of the mid-nineteenth-century; the appeal for the British, of Paris as a city where journalists occupied a respected ... More


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