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Thinking and Talking/War and Peace

Allen Judith

in Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636754
eISBN:
9780748651962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636754.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the relevance of dialogue and all modes of ‘conversation’ as they are represented by Woolf's ‘essayistic’ practice and the process of reading. It shows how different voices and ... More


Roundtable: Woolf and Violence

Mark Hussey, Sarah Cole, J. Ashley Foster, Christine Froula, and Jean Mills

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/9780990895800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The authors address issues of violence, war, peace, conflict, force, and literary form in the work of Virginia Woolf. They examine the relation of Woolf’s writing and thought to peace studies and the ... More


Taking Up Her Pen for World Peace: Virginia Woolf, Feminist Pacifist. Or Not?

Paula Maggio

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/9780990895800.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay makes the case that Woolf was feminist and pacifist and at the same time that Woolf rejected both labels. To make this case, this essay provides a brief overview of her work as it relates ... More


The Precarity of “Civilization” in Woolf’s Creative Worldmaking

Madelyn Detloff

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/9780990895800.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Consulting Virginia Woolf’s literature, this essay asks if a serious examination of the beautiful and the good can coexist with advocacy for social justice—with feminist, antiracist, ... More


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