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  1. Week 1: Short Story 8 items
    1. A haunted house, and other short stories - Virginia Woolf 1943 etc

      Book Essential See: 'Solid Objects', pp. 79-85. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course. See also: 'The Mark on the Wall', 'Kew Gardens' and 'Blue and Green'.

    2. Feminist destinations and further essays on Virginia Woolf - Rachel Bowlby c1997

      Book Recommended See: Bowlby, Rachel. ‘Things’ in Feminist Destinations and Further Essays on Virginia Woolf (Edinburgh University Press, 1997), pp.100-109. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    3. Illuminations - Walter Benjamin 1999

      Book 

    4. Solid objects : modernism and the test of production - Mao, Douglas, c1998

      Book Recommended DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course. Mao, Douglas. Virginia Woolf, in Solid Objects: Modernism and the Test of Production (Princeton University Press, 1998), pp. 26-89

    5. The short story: an introduction - Paul March-Russell c2009

      Book Recommended

    6. Bad modernisms - Douglas Mao, Rebecca L. Walkowitz 2006

      Book Recommended Please read "Virginia Woolf's evasion: critical cosmopolitanism and British modernism" pages 119-144. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  2. Week 2: Modernist Elegy (I) 8 items
    1. Jacob's room - Virginia Woolf 2013

      Book Essential Other imprints available at the same shelfmark.

    2. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Essential Please read: Virginia Woolf, 'Character in Fiction', pp. 37-54. Also available in print at PF 88205

    3. Jacob's room: authoritative text, Virginia Woolf and the novel, criticism - Virginia Woolf c2007

      Book Essential See: Wall, Kathleen. 'Significant form in Jacob's Room'. pp. 281-302. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    4. Feminist destinations and further essays on Virginia Woolf - Rachel Bowlby c1997

      Book Recommended See chapter: 'Jacob's Type'. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    5. Virginia Woolf - Laura Marcus, British Council 2004

      Book Recommended Chapter: 'The Novel as Elegy: Jacob's Room and To the Lighthouse'

    6. Virginia Woolf and the problem of the subject - Makiko Minow-Pinkney 1987

      Book Recommended Chapter: 'Jacob's Room'. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    7. Jacob's Room: Woolf's Satiric Elegy - Alex Zwerdling 1981

      Article Recommended

  3. Week 3: Bildungsroman 7 items
    1. The voyage out - Virginia Woolf [2009]

      Book Essential

    2. Modernism and Colonialism: British and Irish Literature, 1899-1939 - Richard Begam, Michael Moses, Nicholas Daly 2007

      Book Essential Please read: Jed Esty, 'Virginia Woolf's Colony and the Adolescence of Modernist Fiction' in Modernism and Colonialism: British and Irish Literature, 1899-1939, eds. Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007 Also available in print (see below).

    3. Modernism and colonialism: British and Irish literature, 1899-1939 - Richard Begam, Michael Valdez Moses 2007

      Book Essential Please read: Jed Esty, 'Virginia Woolf's Colony and the Adolescence of Modernist Fiction'

    4. Virginia Woolf: the common ground - Gillian Beer 1996

      Book Recommended Beer, Gillian, ‘Virginia Woolf and Prehistory’ in The Common Ground: Essays by Gillian Beer (Edinburgh University Press, 1996), pp. 6-28. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    5. Virginia Woolf and the arts: selected papers from the Sixth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, June 13-16, 1996 - Diane F. Gillespie, Leslie K. Hankins, Conference on Virginia Woolf 1997

      Book Recommended See: David Bradshaw, 'Vicious Circles: Hegel, Bosanquet and The Voyage Out', pp. 183-91. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    6. The interrupted moment: a view of Virginia Woolf

      Book Recommended The following chapter has been set: Lucio, P. Ruotolo,‘Being Chaotic: The Voyage Out.’ The Interrupted Moment: A View of Virginia Woolf’s Novels. (Stanford University Press, 1986), pp. 19-46. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  4. Week 4: Space 12 items
    1. Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf 2014

      Book Essential Also available in print (see below)

    2. Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf, David Bradshaw 2000

      Book Essential

    3. Moving through modernity: space and geography in modernism - Andrew Thacker 2009

      Book Essential ‘Woolf’s literary geography’. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    4. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended 'Street Haunting: A London Adventure' (1927), pp. 177-85. Also available in print at PF 88205

    5. Still crazy after all these years: women, writing and psychoanalysis - Rachel Bowlby 1992

      Book Recommended Bowlby, Rachel. ‘Walking, women and writing: Virginia Woolf as flâneuse’ in Still Crazy After All These Years: Women, Writing and Psychoanalysis’ (Routledge, 1992) pp. 1-33. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    6. Locating Woolf: the politics of space and place - Anna Snaith, Michael H. Whitworth 2007

      Book Recommended ‘Introduction: Approaches to Place and Space in Woolf’, pp. 1-28. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    7. Woolf studies annual. 1995

      Article Recommended David Bradshaw, '"Vanished, Like Leaves": The Military, Elegy and Italy in Mrs Dalloway', Woolf Studies Annual, 8 (2002), pp. 107-25. CLA excluded. (Available in the North Basement of the Library at PR 6045.o72 Z4588)

    8. Fiction and repetition: seven English novels - J. Hillis Miller 1982

      Book Optional See: ‘Mrs. Dalloway: Repetition as the Raising of the Dead’, pp. 176-202. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    9. The uncanny - Nicholas Royle 2003

      Book Optional See: ‘“The “telepathy effect”: notes toward a reconsideration of narrative fiction’, pp. 256-276. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  5. Week 6: Modernist Elegy (II) 10 items
    1. To the lighthouse - Virginia Woolf 2006

      Book Essential Multiple imprints of this title available in the library at PF 88205 TO

    2. The Cambridge companion to To the lighthouse 2015

      Book Essential The following essay has been set: Jean Mills, ‘To the Lighthouse: the Critical Heritage’, pp. 158-171. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    3. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Essential Virginia Woolf, 'Modern Fiction', pp. 6-12. Also available in print at PF 88205 .

    4. mojulem - Woolf Online - Home

      Website Recommended Currently unavailable.

    5. Mimesis: the representation of reality in Western literature - Erich Auerbach, Edward W. Said, Willard R. Trask 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Auerbach, Eric, ‘The Brown Stocking’, Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, trans. by Willard Trask

    6. Virginia Woolf - Rachel Bowlby c1992

      Book Recommended

    7. Virginia Woolf: the common ground - Gillian Beer 1996

      Book Recommended See: 'Hume, Stephen and Elegy in To the Lighthouse', pp. 29-47. (Unable to digitise - limit of CLA licence already reached for this book)

    8. Grafts: feminist cultural criticism - Susan Sheridan 1988

      Book Recommended Mary Jacobus, ‘The Third Stroke’: Reading Woolf with Freud’ pp. 93-110. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  6. Week 7: Gender 6 items
    1. A room of one's own ; and, Three guineas - Virginia Woolf, Shiach, Morag. 1998

      Book Essential Please read A Room of One's Own

    2. Orlando : a biography - Virginia Woolf 2004

      Book Essential

    3. A literature of their own: British women novelists from BronteÌ to Lessing - Elaine Showalter 1978

      Book Essential "Virginia Woolf and the Flight into Androgyny" pages 263-297. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    4. Sexual/textual politics: feminist literary theory - Toril Moi 2002

      Book Essential ‘Introduction.’ pp. 1-18. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    5. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended See: Virginia Woolf, 'Memories of a Working Women's Guild', pp. 146-59. Also available in print at PF 88205 .

  7. Week 8: Modernist Form 10 items
    1. Virginia Woolf: The waves - Eric Warner 1987

      Book Essential Ebook available, see below.

    2. Virginia Woolf: The Waves - Virginia Woolf, Warner 1986

      Book Recommended Ebook

    3. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended See: Virginia Woolf, 'Poetry, Fiction and the Future' (1927), pp. 177-85. Also available in print at PF 88205.

    4. Hearts of darkness: white women write race - Jane Marcus 2004

      Book Recommended Read chapter: 'Britannia Rules the Waves'

    5. Virginia Woolf: twenty-first-century approaches 2015

      Book Recommended See: Ryan, Derek, ‘Posthumanist Interludes: Ecology and Ethology in The Waves’, pp. 148-66. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    6. Virginia Woolf and the Flesh of the World - Westling, Louise Hutchings

      Article Recommended

  8. Week 9: Fascism 14 items
    1. A room of one's own: and, Three guineas - Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf 1998

      Book Essential Read: Three Guineas (1938)

    2. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended Read: 'Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid' (1940), pp. 216-19. Also available in print at PF 88205 .

    3. Virginia Woolf and the politics of language - Judith Allen 2010

      Book Recommended Also available in print (see below).

    4. Virginia Woolf: ambivalent activist - Clara Jones 2016

      Book Recommended

    5. Woolf studies annual. 1995

      Article Recommended Anna Snaith, 'Wide Circles: The Three Guineas Letters', Woolf Studies Annual, 6 (2000), pp. 1-168. This is an edited edition of letters from readers of Three Guineas to Virginia Woolf. (Available in the North Basement of the Library at PR 6045.o72 Z4588). CLA excluded

    6. Regarding the pain of others - Susan Sontag 2004

      Book Recommended

    7. The writing of anxiety: imagining wartime in mid-century British culture - Lyndsey Stonebridge, ebrary, Inc 2007

      Book Recommended See chapter: 'The Childhood of Anxiety', pp. 33-54

    8. Virginia Woolf's late cultural criticism: the genesis of 'The Years', 'Three guineas' and 'Between the acts' - Alice Wood 2013

      Book Recommended See chapter: 'The Evolution of Woolf's Feminist-Pacifism in Three Guineas'. Also available in print (see below).

    9. Virginia Woolf's Late Cultural Criticism: The Genesis of 'The Years', 'Three Guineas' and 'Between the Acts' - Alice Wood 2013

      Book Recommended See chapter: 'The Evolution of Woolf's Feminist-Pacifism in Three Guineas', pp. 63-102

  9. Week 10: Affect 9 items
    1. Between the acts - Virginia Woolf 1941 etc

      Book Essential Many other imprints available at the same shelfmark.

    2. Prosaic desires: modernist knowing, boredom, laughter and anticipation - Sara Crangle 2010

      Book Essential ‘In the Meantime’ pp. 139-173.

    3. Prosaic desires: modernist knowledge, boredom, laughter, and anticipation - Sara Crangle c2010

      Book Essential ‘In the Meantime’ pp. 139-173. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    4. Woolf in the real world: selected papers from the thirteenth annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 5-8 June 2003 - Karen V. Kukil, Conference on Virginia Woolf c2005

      Book Recommended Read: Michele Barrett, 'Virginia Woolf and Pacifism', pp. 149-78

    5. Virginia Woolf: the common ground - Gillian Beer 1996

      Book Recommended Read chapter: 'The Island and the Aeroplane: The Case of Virginia Woolf', pp. 149-78 DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course

    6. A shrinking island: modernism and national culture in England - Joshua Esty, ebrary, Inc 2003

      Book Recommended Read chapter: 'Insular Rites and the Late Modernist Pageant Play'

    7. A shrinking island: modernism and national culture in England - Joshua Esty 2004

      Book Recommended Read chapter: 'Insular Rites and the Late Modernist Pageant Play'

    8. The destructive element: British psychoanalysis and modernism - Lyndsey Stonebridge 1998

      Book Recommended See: Chapter 3: 'Rhythm: Breaking the Illusion', pp.79-107. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    9. Virginia Woolf and the real world - Alex Zwerdling 1986

      Book Recommended Read "Between the acts and the coming of war" pp. 302-323. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  10. Week 11: Life-Writing and Film 8 items
    1. Moments of being: autobiographical writings - Virginia Woolf, Jeanne Schulkind 2002

      Book Essential See: 'Sketch of the Past', pp. 78-161. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    2. Body parts: essays on life-writing - Hermione Lee 2008

      Book Essential "Virginia Woolf's Nose" pages 28-44. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    3. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended Virginia Woolf, 'The Cinema' (1926), pp. 172-76. Also available in print at PF 88205 .

    4. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf 2009

      Book Recommended Virginia Woolf, 'The Art of Biography' (1939), pp. 116-123. Also available in print at PF 88205.

    5. The hours - Michael Cunningham 1999

      Book Recommended See: Prologue. pp. 3-8. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    6. Virginia Woolf - Hermione Lee 1997

      Book 

    7. Self impression: Life-writing, autobiografiction, and the forms of modern literature - Max Saunders 2010

      Book Optional "Woolf, Bloomsbury, the 'New Biography', and the New Auto/biografiction" pages 438-483. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  11. Virginia Woolf: Editions, Essays, Letters, Diaries 9 items
    1. Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf 2015

      Book Recommended The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf, edited by some of the world's leading Woolf scholars, contain the most extensive footnotes and scholarly details of any editions of Woolf yet published. I'd encourage you to consult library copies of these editions for detailed footnotes giving historical context, details of Woolf's drafts, and publication history. NB: this series is not yet complete - so far there are Cambridge editions of Mrs Dalloway, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts.

    2. The waves - Virginia Woolf, Ian Blyth 2011

      Book Recommended The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf, edited by some of the world's leading Woolf scholars, contain the most extensive footnotes and scholarly details of any editions of Woolf yet published. I'd encourage you to consult library copies of these editions for detailed footnotes giving historical context, details of Woolf's drafts, and publication history. NB: this series is not yet complete - so far there are Cambridge editions of Mrs Dalloway, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts.

    3. The years - Virginia Woolf 2012

      Book Recommended The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf, edited by some of the world's leading Woolf scholars, contain the most extensive footnotes and scholarly details of any editions of Woolf yet published. I'd encourage you to consult library copies of these editions for detailed footnotes giving historical context, details of Woolf's drafts, and publication history. NB: this series is not yet complete - so far there are Cambridge editions of Mrs Dalloway, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts.

    4. Between the acts - Virginia Woolf 2011

      Book  The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf, edited by some of the world's leading Woolf scholars, contain the most extensive footnotes and scholarly details of any editions of Woolf yet published. I'd encourage you to consult library copies of these editions for detailed footnotes giving historical context, details of Woolf's drafts, and publication history. NB: this series is not yet complete - so far there are Cambridge editions of Mrs Dalloway, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts.

    5. Selected diaries - Virginia Woolf 2008

      Book Optional

    6. Selected letters - Virginia Woolf, Hermione Lee 2008

      Book Optional

    7. Selected essays - Virginia Woolf, David Bradshaw 2009

      Book Optional Also available in print at PF 88205

    8. The diary of Virginia Woolf - Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell 1984

      Book 

    9. The essays of Virginia Woolf - Virginia Woolf, Andrew McNeillie 1988

      Book 

  12. Recommended Secondary Reading 52 items
    1. The phantom table: Woolf, Fry, Russell and the epistemology of modernism - Ann Banfield 2006

      Book Recommended Banfield, Ann. “The World Seen Without a Self: Woolf’s Analysis of Matter.” The Phantom Table: Woolf, Fry, Russell and the Epistemology of Modernism. (Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 108-58. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    2. Woolf in the real world: selected papers from the thirteenth annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 5-8 June 2003 - Karen V. Kukil, Conference on Virginia Woolf c2005

      Book Optional Read:"Virginia Woolf and pacifism" pp. 37-41. DIGITISED extract. Digitised under S.36 of the CDPA Act 1988 for use by students registered on this course.

    3. Thinking on Thresholds: The Poetics of Transitive Spaces 2012

      Book Recommended Gillian Beer, ‘Windows: Looking in, Looking Out, Breaking Through’. Also available in print (see below)

    4. Thinking on thresholds: the poetics of transitive spaces - Subha Mukherji c2011

      Book Recommended Gillian Beer, ‘Windows: Looking in, Looking Out, Breaking Through’

    5. Carried away: the invention of modern shopping - Rachel Bowlby 2000

      Book Optional See: ‘The Passer-by and the Shop Window’, pp. 49-78. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    6. Virginia Woolf in context 2012

      Book Essential Also available in print (see below).

    7. Virginia Woolf, the intellectual, and the public sphere - Melba Cuddy-Keane, MyiLibrary 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    8. The value of Virginia Woolf - Madelyn Detloff 2016

      Book  Also available in print (see below).

    9. The value of Virginia Woolf - Madelyn Detloff 2016

      Book 

    10. The Cambridge introduction to Virginia Woolf - Jane Goldman 2006

      Book Essential Also available in print (see below).

    11. The Cambridge introduction to Virginia Woolf - Jane Goldman 2006

      Book Suggested for student purchase

    12. The Edinburgh companion to Virginia Woolf and the arts - Maggie Humm c2010

      Book Essential Colin Dickey, 'Virginia Woolf and Photography'. Chapter 21. pp. 375-391. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    13. Virginia Woolf - Hermione Lee 1996

      Book 

    14. Virginia Woolf and the Great War - Karen L. Levenback 1999

      Book 

    15. Mrs Woolf and the servants - Alison Light 2008

      Book 

    16. Virginia Woolf - Laura Marcus 2004

      Book  Also available in print (see below).

    17. Virginia Woolf - Laura Marcus, British Council 2004

      Book 

    18. The Cambridge companion to Virginia Woolf - Susan Sellers 2010

      Book Recommended Lee, Hermione "Virginia Woolf's Essays" pages 89-106. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    19. The modernist party 2013

      Book  See Bryony Randall, 'Virginia Woolf's Idea of a Party'. Also available in print (see below).

    20. The modernist party 2013

      Book  See Bryony Randall, 'Virginia Woolf's Idea of a Party'

    21. Bloomsbury rooms: modernism, subculture, and domesticity - Christopher Reed, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture c2004

      Book Optional

    22. Virginia Woolf: a guide to research - Thomas Jackson Rice 1984

      Book  Recommended for guidance on research

    23. Bloomsbury, Modernism, and the Reinvention of Intimacy - Jesse Wolfe 2011

      Book Optional Also available in print (see below).

    24. The Death of the Moth and Other Essays - Virginia Woolf 1943 etc

      Book Recommended 'The Humane Art'. pp. 41-44. DIGITISED extract. This work is in the Public Domain.

    25. The essays of Virginia Woolf - Virginia Woolf, Andrew McNeillie 1988

      Book Recommended 'Heard on the Downs: The Genesis of the Myth'. pp. 40-42. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

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