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Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Viviane Forrester

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153560
eISBN:
9780231535120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. The book draws on revelations about Woolf that often remain buried and ... More


Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War

Peter Stansky and William Abrahams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774130
eISBN:
9780804777926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774130.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the life of Julian Bell, a younger member, and sole poet, of the Bloomsbury Group, the most important community of British writers and intellectuals in the twentieth century, which ... More


Contradictions in Autobiography: Virginia Woolf’s Writings on Art

Maggie Humm

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines contradictions in Virginia Woolf's relationship to autobiography by focusing on her accounts of her sister Vanessa Bell's art in autobiographical writings such as ... More


Duncan Grant and Charleston’s Queer Arcadia

Darren Clarke

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/9781474401692.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charleston curator Darren Clarke provides a queer group biography in this discussion of the centrality of Charleston Farmhouse to the lives and working practice of the Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell ... More


“Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!”: Vanessa Bell’s Death of the Moth Dust Jacket as Monument to Virginia Woolf

Hana Leaper

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/9781942954422.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During my work cataloguing, conserving and researching the Angelica Garnett Gift at Charleston, I was privileged to study Bell’s sketchbooks closely. They include a number of studies for cover ... More


Work as Salvation: Eureka’s Angel in the House, A Director’s Experience

Charlie Peters

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/9780989082624.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the issue of autonomy for Vanessa Bell in Eureka's dramatic visioning of Charleston and the demands of both house and art. In the play Angel in the House, Eureka chronicles more ... More


Ekphrastic Writing, Illusive Illustration: Vanessa Bell’s Embroideries for Virginia Woolf’s “Kew Gardens”

Hana Leaper

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/9781942954569.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the relationship between author and artist, focusing on Vanessa Bell's embroideries for Virginia Woolf's "Kew Gardens". It explores the nature of their collaboration and how ... More


Vanessa Bell’s “tiny book”: Woolf, Impressionism, Roger Fry, and Anti-Semitism

Maggie Humm

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/9781942954569.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is a critical discussion of Woolf's relation to Jews and Jewishness during the early years of her intellectual development. It considers the Antisemitism in her diaries and letters ... More


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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


Katherine’s Secrets

Christine Froula

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When Mansfield offered Woolf ‘scrupulously truthful’ friendship – ‘the freedom of the city without any reserves at all’ – Woolf had already playfully described her as ‘utterly unscrupulous’. ... More


One–Two–Three: A Better Description for Waiting?

Peter Toohey

in Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190083618
eISBN:
9780190083649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083618.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this final section the author returns to pairing, the “two” of this chapter title. He hopes to show how you can understand waiting even more clearly by comparing it with emotional experiences that ... More


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