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Virginia Woolf

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Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) may be one of the more well-known modernist writers. In this collection, you can find some of her work as eBooks. Here you can also find lectures and essays that discuss her and her work in various contexts.

# Title Description Contributor
1 Diaries as Literature - The Case of Virginia Woolf

In this Open Day taster lecture, Michael Whitworth considers whether diaries are literature and...

Michael Whitworth
2 Virginia Woolf on Sickert's Ennui

This very short video with Professor Dame Hermione Lee explores Viginia Woolf's interpretation...

Hermione Lee
3 How words, form and structure create meaning: Women and writing (pt2)

Video podcast and discussion board.
Simon Swift, University of Leeds

Simon Swift
4 How words, form and structure create meaning: Women and writing (pt1)

Video podcast and discussion forum. By Simon Swift, University of Leeds.

Simon Swift
5 The Classical Feminist Tradition (lecture)

Lecture by Professor Paul H. Fry, part of Open Yale course 'Introduction to Theory of Literature...

# Title Description Contributor
1 Out of Silence 2: Virginia Woolf

From the Silence Hub. Professors Alexandra Harris and Kate McLoughlin discuss Virginia Woolf's...

Alexandra Harris, Kate McLoughlin
2 Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse

Laura Salisbury and Sowon Park give a talk about Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse. The chair...

Sowon Park, Laura Salisbury, Ben Morgan
3 Modernist Marginalia

Dr Amanda Golden discusses the notes and underlinings that writers like Virginia Woolf and...

Dennis Duncan, Amanda Golden
# Essay Title Description Contributor
1 Feminist Approaches to Literature

This essay offers a very basic introduction to feminist literary theory, and a compendium of...

Kate O'Connor
2 Modernism

Ezra Pound’s maxim, ‘Make it new’ (‘Canto LIII’) is often quoted as a succinct summary of...

Rebecca Beasley
# Title Description Author
1 Woolf on Behn

Chapter four of Virgina Woolf's critical text 'A Room of One's Own' discusses the influence and...

Virginia Woolf
2 Modern Fiction

From The Common Reader, First Series [1925]

Virginia Woolf
3 Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf
4 Jacob’s Room Virginia Woolf
5 Night and Day Virginia Woolf
6 The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf
7 A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf
# Resource Title Description Contributor
1 The brave new world of modernism

An essay in which "Dr Peter Lawson explores modernism in preparation for the first episode of '...

Peter Lawson