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Virginia Woolf, Lee, Hermione (introduced by)

Author Name    Lee, Hermione (introduced by)

Title   Virginia Woolf

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   Fifth Printing

Publisher   London Chatto & Windus 1996

ISBN Number    0701165073 / 9780701165079

Seller ID   026049

"Offers an enthralling portrait of a genius and her times." An unmarked book in very good condition.

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Hermione Lee sees Virginia Woolf afresh, in her historical setting and as a vital figure for our times. Her book moves freely between a richly detailed life-story and new attempts to understand crucial questions - the impact of her childhood, the cause and nature of her madness and suicide, the truth about her marriage, her feelings for women, her prejudies and obsessions. This is a vivid, close-up portrait, returning to primary sources, and showing Woolf as occupying a distinct, even uneasy position with 'Bloomsbury'. It is a writer's life, illustrating how the concerns of her work arise and develop, and a political life, which establishes Woolf as a radically sceptical, subversive, courageous feminist. Incorporating newly discovered sources and illustrated with photos and drawings never used before, this biography is a revelation - informed, intelligent and moving.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Price = 45.00 AUD

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