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Hakluyt's Voyages

Alice Fox

in Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129882
eISBN:
9780191671876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter narrates Virginia Stephen's introduction to Hakluyt's Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries of the English Nation and the subsequent influence the book had on the imagination and writing ... More


Virginia Stephen and Morley College, 1905–7

Clara Jones

in Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter sheds new light on Virginia Stephen’s affiliation to Morley College through close reference to the original manuscript draft of Woolf’s so-called ‘Report on Teaching at Morley College’, ... More


Furthering the Voyage: Reconsidering Desalvo in Contemporary Woolf Studies

Benjamin D. Hagen

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin D. Hagen’s essay is a thoughtful discussion of DeSalvo’s textual scholarship in her neglected book Virginia Woolf’s First Voyage: A Novel in the Making (1980). The essay considers the ... More


What Girls Should Know: The Voyage Out and My Little Sister

Molly Hite

in Woolf's Ambiguities: Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714450
eISBN:
9781501714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714450.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers novels by Woolf and Robins, published two years apart, on the subject of a Victorian girl’s upbringing. Both concentrate on the demand for “purity” as entailing extreme naivety ... More


“Real Loyalties”: War, Sibling Love, and Loss in The Voyage Out and Night and Day

Jenni Råback

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the themes of sibling love and loss in the context of war in The Voyage Out and Night and Day. Taking its cue from Juliet Mitchell’s claim that lateral kin relations are both ... More


Negative Feminism and Anti-Development in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out

Anne Cunningham

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/9780990895800.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay considers how Virginia Woolf’s feminist critique in her first novel is linked to a negative feminism and a modernist aesthetic of failure. Woolf’s Rachel Vinrace enacts a form of shadow ... More


The Voyage Out

Katherine Dalsimer

in Virginia Woolf: Becoming a Writer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092080
eISBN:
9780300133769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092080.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Virginia Woolf's first novel titled The Voyage Out. It explains that this novel was written when Woolf was twenty-five years old but was published eight years later after much ... More


Woolf's Ambiguities: Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors

Molly Hite

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714450
eISBN:
9781501714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714450.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study argues that the greatest formal innovation in Virginia Woolf’s fiction is the muting, complicating or effacing of tonal cues: textual pointers guiding how readers feel and make ethical ... More


An Estranged Intimacy with the World: The Postcolonial Woolf’s Planetary Love in The Voyage Out

Alan Chih-chien Hsieh

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/9780990895800.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As evidenced by an increasing body of Woolf scholarship on the relationship between Woolf and British cultural imperialism, (post/anti)coloniality is essential to the cultural politics of Woolf ... More


Persuading Rachel: Woolf and Austen’s “little voyage of discovery”

Kathryn Simpson

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In The Voyage Out, Clarissa Dalloway gives Rachel a copy of Persuasion as a gift and this seems to be an unusual choice given the disparity between Rachel, on the cusp of sexual awakening, and Anne ... 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/9780231153560.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter narrates Virginia Woolf's life following her father Leslie Stephen's death. Though devastated by his death, the young Virginia would move on from a repressive household in Hyde Park Gate ... More


Woolfian Seamarks: Commodified Women and the Racial Other on the Shores of Empire

Patrizia A. Muscogiuri

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/9780989082679.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how Woolf's writing reflects a perception of woman as one of many different others whose identity and dignity as human beings are denied by the othering process of patriarchal ... More


“why is poetry wholly an elderly taste?”: Virginia Woolf’s Embrace of Poetry

Emily Kopley

in Virginia Woolf and Poetry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198850861
eISBN:
9780191885716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850861.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Woolf’s sense that the novel must respond to poetry is manifest in her first three novels—The Voyage Out (1915), Night and Day (1919), and Jacob’s Room (1922). In the first, she shows a keen ear for ... More


Meeting Needs, Making Room: The Feminist Pedagogy of Woolf’s Fiction

Benjamin D. Hagen

in The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979275
eISBN:
9781800341692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979275.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter accounts for a consistent feminist pedagogy across Woolf’s fiction, from The Voyage Out (1915) to Between the Acts (1941). Drawing on Sara Ahmed’s Living a Feminist Life (2017) and Kate ... More


Reverend Gentlemen and Prophetesses

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter reveals the extent of Woolf’s critical interest in the clergy. It demonstrates that the clergy remained important within middle-class life during Woolf’s lifetime and that Woolf ... More


Virginia Woolf and South America: Border-reading

Lindsey Cordery

in Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers Woolf's interest in South America in her private life and her writings.


“Whose Woods These Are”: Virginia Woolf and the Primeval Forests of the Mind

Elisa Kay Sparks

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/9780990895800.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In many ways the environmental antithesis of gardens—wild instead of cultivated, seemingly infinite rather than contained, places of mystery and loneliness as opposed to sites of conventional ... More


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