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Patterns of Violence: Virginia Woolf in the 1930s

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter makes the case for reading Woolf's works—from her first novel to her last, with a special emphasis on her three primary works of the 1930s, The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the ... More


‘Immeasurable Strangeness’ between Empire and Modernism:

ELLEKE BOEHMER

in Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184454
eISBN:
9780191714085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184454.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter highlights cross-border interaction into the interdiscursive, late-imperial formation that was early 20th-century modernism. By examining in particular the salient cross-cultural ... More


[Untitled]

Viviane Forrester

in Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153560
eISBN:
9780231535120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153560.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the lesser known aspects of Virginia Woolf's personality, as reflected from a different mode of reality constructed by her relationships—most notably, with her husband Leonard ... More


Introduction

Helen Southworth

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses the Hogarth Press, the publishing company owned by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, first examining the birth and evolution of the Hogarth Press along with a number of ... More


Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Virginia Woolf and GBS

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Few readers see any possible association of Shaw with Virginia Woolf, whose literary generation seems hostile to its predecessor giants, such as Shaw, Wells, Bennett, Maugham, Galsworthy, and their ... More


Deviant Desires and the Queering of Leonard Woolf

Elyse Blankley

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Leonard Woolf circulated among Bloomsbury’s different desires because he was himself queered by his class, religion, and caste. Focusing on Woolf’s 1914 novel TheWiseVirgins and letters between him ... More


Listening-In, Tuning Out: Leonard Woolf’s Criticism of the BBC During the 1930s

Luke Reader

in Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the 1930s and 1940s, Leonard Woolf appeared regularly on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio, lecturing on topics as diverse as the British Empire, democracy, Jean Jacques Rousseau, ... More


Leonard Woolf and the Ceylon Civil Service: “I Had Come to Dislike Imperialism”

Lolly Ockerstrom

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores Leonard Woolf's work and the concept of imperialism—a term which at the turn of the twentieth century, was re-establishing itself through practice and mindful awareness of its ... More


‘The Two Internationals’

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the attempts of journalists in the New Age and the New Statesman to understand and evaluate the events of the Russian Revolution as they occurred, with reference to such figures ... More


Trusteeship as an Institution of International Society

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by pointing out that if the Berlin and Brussels Acts and the experience of the Congo Free State (as discussed in the last chapter) are understood as representing the internationalization of ... More


Globalization, Inter-Connectivity, and Anti-Imperialism: Leonard Woolf, the Hogarth Press, and Kenya

Jeanne Dubino

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Leonard Woolf's politics through his work as a publisher, with particular emphasis on his “anti-imperial alliance” with authors and activists Norman Leys and Parmenas Githendu ... More


“The Forces of Darkness”: Leonard Woolf, Isaiah Berlin, and English Antisemitism

Elliott Horowitz

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines English anti-Semitism focusing on the lives of English Jewish politics theorists Leonard Woolf and Isaiah Berlin. It analyzes Victoria Glendinning's biography Leonard Woolf: A ... More


Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184454
eISBN:
9780191714085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the political co-operations and textual connections which linked anti-colonial, nationalist, and modernist groups and individuals in the empire in the years 1890-1920. By ... More


Synthesizing Civilizations: Leonard Woolf, the League of Nations, and the Inverse of Imperialism, 1928–1933

Wayne K. Chapman

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the work undertaken by Leonard Woolf, with the notable assistance of his wife and several associates, on various projects for the Fabian Society, the League of Nations Society, ... More


The Hotel at the End of the Universe

Steven D. Putzel

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the history of Leonard Woolf's play The Hotel and its non-production, despite—or perhaps because of—the timeliness of its treatment of war when it was published in 1939 and ... More


Adventures in Common: Investing with Woolfs and “Securitas”1

Diane F. Gillespie

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter first describes an investment club formed by a group of faculty women at Washington State University in 1997 known as “Pleiades.” The club's aim was less to make money than to learn ... More


[Untitled]

Viviane Forrester

in Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153560
eISBN:
9780231535120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153560.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter illustrates the latter part of Virginia Woolf's life and eventual suicide. Although she had initially been happy to leave London, take up residence at Monk's House, and produce more ... More


Leonard Woolf: Writing the World of Palestine, Zionism, and the State of Israel

Steven Putzel

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Leonard Woolf’s long life and life-long involvement with international politics, law, and economics created a body of work that serves as a lens through which we can better understand virtually every ... More


“No One Wants Biography”: The Hogarth Press Classifies Orlando1

Claire Battershill

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines resistance to clearcut boundaries as the challenge for Leonard Woolf in terms of marketing Virginia Woolf's Orlando, as well as a moment at which the Hogarth Press's imaginative ... More


Printing “Prelude”: Virginia Woolf’s Typesetting Apprenticeship and Katherine Mansfield on “Other People’s Presses”

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the first two decades of the twentieth century, the amateur little press and periodical scene was enthusiastic, seductive, and—for the most part—ephemeral. Into this vibrant scene entered Virginia ... More


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