The Virginia Woolf Reader

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1984 - Literary Criticism - 371 pages
This rich introduction to the art of Virginia Woolf contains the complete texts of five short stories and eight essays, together with substantial excerpts from the longer fiction and nonfiction. An ideal volume for those encountering Woolf for the first time as well as for those already devoted to her work. Edited and with a Preface by Mitchell A. Leaska.

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This is a must if you are a Virginia Wolf fan. It's an excellent compilation of her memories, essays and stories. While I am NOT a VW fan, I recognize this collection as a fine example of her work. Read full review

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An excellent collection of Virginia Woolf's works. It includes all different kinds of works that really show just how varied her interests were. I have used this as a reference in almost every essay I ... Read full review

Contents

From Mrs Dalloway
43
From To the Lighthouse
62
The Legacy
124
Lappin and Lapinova
133
From A ROOM OF ONES OWN
168
Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown
192
Jane Austen
220
How Should One Read a Book?
233
A Letter to a Young Poet
260
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VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels.

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