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Virginia Woolf, modernity and history

Angeliki Spiropoulou

Virginia Woolf, modernity and history

constellations with Walter Benjamin

by Angeliki Spiropoulou

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941 -- Knowledge -- Historiography,
  • Benjamin, Walter, -- 1892-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • History in literature,
  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAngeliki Spiropoulou.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z8777 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919734M
    ISBN 109780230537583
    LC Control Number2009046810

    Woolf’s narrative style literary called stream of consciousness, correspond to the perception of time, which has to be viewed as the vital element of modernity. Therefore, before addressing to Woolf’s literary style it is necessary to describe how modernist authors were . Buy Virginia Woolf, Modernity and History by Angeliki Spiropoulou from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      Stephanie Paulsell is a scholar of religion and a person of deep faith, but when deciding on a subject for her latest research, she chose one of literary history’s most committed atheists. “Virginia Woolf was raised by Victorian agnostics to think that people who believed in God were not facing reality,” says Paulsell, an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Virginia Woolf was born Adeline Virginia Stephen on 25 January at 22 Hyde Park Gate in South Kensington, London, to Julia (née Jackson) (–) and Leslie Stephen (–), writer, historian, essayist, biographer and mountaineer. Julia Jackson was born in in Calcutta, Bengal, British India, to John Jackson and Maria "Mia" Theodosia Pattle, from two Anglo-Indian families.

      Virginia Woolf by Alexandra Harris – review of the reconciliation between tradition and modernity in Woolf; at her least good, for all the bright splash of her style, she can read as trapped.   Ezra Pound’s injunction to ‘Make it New!’ was the rallying cry of Modernism. Analyse how ONE writer experimented with form and/or content in order to ‘make it new’, and consider the effects of this experimentation. Virginia Woolf’s autobiographical work, To the Lighthouse (), is a radical departure from the nineteenth-century novel through her experimentation with.


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This book analyses the representation of the past and the practice of historiography in the fiction and critical writings of Virginia Woolf, and draws parallels between Woolf's historiographical imagination and the thought of Walter Benjamin, the German philosopher of Virginia Woolf and key theorist of : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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Spiropoulou shows vividly and cogently that the point is no longer to simply compare texts, periods, or authors, but to find new 5/5(1). Virginia Woolf, Modernity and History: Constellations with Walter Benjamin | Angeliki Spiropoulou (auth.) | download | B–OK.

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Virginia Woolf, Modernity and History: Constellations with Walter Benjamin Angeliki Spiropoulou This new study analyses the representation of the past and the practice of historiography in the fiction and critical writings of Virginia Woolf, and draws parallels between Woolf's historiographical imagination and the thought of Walter Benjamin.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: reading Virginia Woolf in constellation with Walter Benjamin --Modernity, modernism and the past --Theories of history, models of historiography --Antiquity and modernity: Jacob's room and the 'Greek myth' --Historical fictions, fictional fashions and time: Orlando as the.

Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual and the Public Sphere will have wide and lasting currency in Woolf studies.'Yearbook of English Studies, 'This book takes us further as critics of Woolf in its injunction to read Woolf's criticism within the development of a modernist history of ideas.

To the Lighthouse is a novel by Virginia novel centres on the Ramsay family and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between and Following and extending the tradition of modernist novelists like Marcel Proust and James Joyce, the plot of To the Lighthouse is secondary to its philosophical introspection.

Cited as a key example of the literary technique of. Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde traces the dynamic emergence of Woolf's art and thought against Bloomsbury's public thinking about Europe's future in a period marked by two world wars and rising threats of totalitarianism.

Educated informally in her father's library and in Bloomsbury's London extension of Cambridge, Virginia Woolf came of age in the prewar decades, when Cited by: Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Contents. Acknowledgements Introduction: Reading Virginia Woolf in Constellation with Walter Benjamin Modernity, Modernism and the Past Theories of History, Models of Historiography Antiquity and Modernity: Jacob's Room and the 'Greek Myth' Historical Fictions, Fictional Fashions and Time: Orlando as the 'Angel of History.

Get this from a library. Virginia Woolf, modernity and history: constellations with Walter Benjamin. [Angeliki Spiropoulou] -- This book analyses the representation of the past and the practice of historiography in both the fiction and the critical writings of Virginia Woolf.

It argues for a critical historiography, distinct. Like James Joyce’s Ulysses, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway () is a novel set on a single day in a city in the middle of June.

Woolf, who was re-reading Ulysses when she began to write her own book, chose 13 Junein London; Joyce had selected 16 Junein Dublin. But in making her central figure an upper-class middle-aged woman, married to a Conservative MP, Woolf staked out. Woolf was an important pioneer of the stream-of-consciousness technique.

Though the mind of an average person was not considered interesting or important enough by earlier writers to merit elevating it to art, for Woolf and for other Modernists, it was the most important thing—the best subject a. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Virginia Woolf: Fashion and Literary Modernity by R.

Koppen (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay. item 2 Koppen-Virginia Woolf Fashion And Literary Modernity The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving 🔥 Over of the Best (P.D.F) $   This book provides a fascinating account of rooms in selected works by Virginia Woolf.

Casting them as spaces which are at once material, textual and emotional, the volume shows Woolf’s rooms to be consistently connected to wider geographies of modernity and therefore central to her writing of gender, class, empire and the nation.

The discussion moves “in and out of rooms,” from the 5/5(1). Virginia Woolf's essay 'Modern Books', which under its later name 'Modern Fiction' became so famous as a manifesto of literary modernism and which constitutes the prelude to Woolf's own most distinctive imaginative achievement, had not been a sudden revolutionary argument without wider.

Book Description: In the new edition of her highly regarded study, Laura Marcus examines a wide range of Virginia Woolf's novels, short stories, essays and autobiographical writings in the context of themes and topics of central contemporary relevance and interest: time, history and narrative; modernism and the city; gender, sexuality and identity; art and life-writings.

Virginia Woolf. Virginia Woolf, born inwas the major novelist at the heart of the inter-war Bloomsbury Group. Her early novels include The Voyage Out, Night and Day and Jacob's Room.

Between and she produced her finest masterpieces, including Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando and the experimental The Waves. Virginia Woolf’s novel The Waves is often classified as one of the most ambitious works of Modernist fiction. Indeed, the conventional ingredients of fiction – time, plot, character and place – are adapted to Woolf’s redefinition of the concept of the novel.

Her scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in JML, MLQ, MFS, Modernism/modernity, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, and the Wiley Blackwell Companion to Virginia Woolf, among other venues.

She is currently at work on two new projects: a monograph about women, old age, and modern literature, and a biography of Margaret Anderson.

"Laura Marcus examines a wide range of Virginia Woolf's novels, short stories, essays and autobiographical writings in the context of themes and topics of central contemporary relevance and interest: time, history and narrative; modernism and the city; gender, sexuality and identity; art and life-writings.

As well as exploring her significance for, and contribution to, feminist debates and to.Virginia Woolf Miscellany. Christine Froula's Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde is a timely and valuable contribution to Woolf studies emphasizing Woolf's relation to the political, aesthetic, and feminine milieu of her own era and beyond.

— Vera Neverow. Modernism/Modernity. Froula pursues her task passionately in a book which is Brand: Columbia University Press.Places Woolf´s writing in the context of sartorial practice from the Victorian period to the s.

Bringing together studies in fashion, body culture and modernism, these 6 chapters place Woolf´s writing in the context of contemporary European fashions, sartorial practices and projects of dress reform.