1-20 of 158 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark David Kaufman This article uses the genre of speculative historical fiction as a point of entry into Virginia Woolf’s politics. Two spy novels, Ellen Hawkes and Peter Manso’s The Shadow of the Moth (1983) and Stephanie Barron’s The White Garden (2009), present scenarios in which Woolf becomes...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Manya Lempert Although critics have tended to answer the question “Does Woolf write tragedies?” in the negative, Woolf rekindles a Greek perspective in which the universe is devoid of salvation and poetic justice. Woolf follows Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides—a literary, not a philosophical...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Carole K. Harris The Intersecting Realities and Fictions of Virginia Woolf and Colette , by Southworth Helen , Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2004 . 240 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Crossing the Channel: Conversations with Colette and Woolf...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 175–198.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Fuhito Endo Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 E4I Radical Violence Inside Out: Woolf, Klein, and Interwar Politics Fuhito Endo So Mrs Klein absolutely flourished here because for some reason the terrain was very, very receptive. —Hanna...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 273–306.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Lara Trubowitz Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 H \ Concealing Leonard s Nose: Virginia Woolf, Modernist Antisemitism, and “The Duchess and the Jeweller” Lara Trubowitz “Although I loathe anti-semitism, I do dislike Jews.” —Harold Nicolson...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andrea P. Zemgulys “Night and Day Is Dead”: Virginia Woolf in London “Literary and Historic” Andrea P. Zemgulys [We] don’t want the [Hogarth] Press to be a fashionable hobby patronised and inspired by Chelsea...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 363–392.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Patrick Collier HI Virginia Woolf in the Pay of Booksellers: Commerce, Privacy, Professionalism, Orlando Patrick Collier irginia Woolf’s Orlando (1928) stages one of the central conflicts of modernism. It puts into play the opposing impulses of the longing for cultural...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Kirstie Blair Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 41 Gypsies and Lesbian Desire: Vita Sackville-West,Violet Trefusis, and Virginia Woolf Kirstie Blair Long Barn, Knole, Richmond and Bloomsbury. All too familiar and entrapping. Either I am at home, and you are strange...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Mary Jean Corbett © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Virginia Woolf and “The Third Generation” Virginia Woolf and “The Third Generation” Mary Jean Corbett The old are as mysterious as idols in a temple; we take off our shoes before we approach them. The whole of our...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
...” and Virginia Woolf’s experimental novel Jacob’s Room . To modernist and poststructuralist ethical positions, this account contrasts a “compositionist” ethics, oriented toward the sustainable assembly of the claims of nonhuman as well as human actors within our accounts of modernist ethics. Copyright ©...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Leena Kore Schröder HI Tales of Abjection and Miscegenation: Virginia Woolf s and Leonard Woolf s “Jewish” Stories Leena Kore Schröder T h e r e can be no straightforward account of attitudes toward Jewishness in the work of Virginia Woolf. This is a woman who lived happily...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 463–484.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Holly Earl This article argues that synesthesia exerted a profound influence on the writing of Virginia Woolf. Examining a wide range of works, it establishes that Woolf not only registered synesthesia as a cultural phenomenon by depicting many synesthetes in her fiction but also, from the outset...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 131–167.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brenda S. Helt Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny Passionate Debates on “Odious Subjects”: Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny and Sexual Identity Brenda S. Helt Contemporary scholarly...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Nick Montgomery Colonial Rhetoric and the Maternal Voice: Deconstruction and Disengagement in Virginia Woolfs The Voyage Out Nick Montgomery t the heart of Virginia Woolf s The Voyage Out is a disengagement from the authority...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 39–71.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Karin E. Westman rA l The First Orlando: The Laugh of the Comic Spirit in Virginia Woolf’s “Friendships Gallery” Karin E. Westman The Comic Spirit laughed meanwhile. — “Friendships Gallery” (284) I f Orlando (1928) has...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 348–361.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Craig Smith m Across the Widest Gulf: Nonhuman Subjectivity in Virginia Woolf’s Flush Craig Smith I n 1933 Virginia W oolf published Flush: A Biography, an experim ent in genre that purports to tell the life story o f Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s canine companion...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Thomas S. Davis © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 The Historical Novel at History’s End:  Virginia Woolf’s The Years The Historical Novel at History’s End: Virginia Woolf’s The Years Thomas S. Davis It seems as if there were no progress in the human race, but only...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 423–454.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Cara Lewis Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Still Life in Motion: Mortal Form in Woolf’s To the Lighthouse Still Life in Motion: Mortal Form in Woolf’s To the Lighthouse Cara Lewis Late in the evening on March 28, 1918, a government car rolled to a stop at the bottom...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Erin Kay Penner In The Wave s, the 1931 novel she called a “playpoem,” Virginia Woolf enacts a drama of modern elegy, using multiple elegists and elegiac subjects to challenge the terms by which speakers and subjects worthy of poetic mourning are defined. In doing so, Woolf frees the genre from...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Irene Yoon This essay demonstrates how Virginia Woolf negotiates problems of temporal, spatial, and intersubjective distance through the modern—and increasingly transparent—landscape of interwar London. Through readings of “A Sketch of the Past” and Mrs. Dalloway , I argue that the perceptual...