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Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Viviane Forrester

Abstract

This portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. The book draws on revelations about Woolf that often remain buried and carefully applies them to a narrative of her development and influence. The book blends recently unearthed documents, key primary sources, and personal interviews with Woolf's relatives and other acquaintances to render in unmatched detail Woolf's complicated relationship with her husband, Leonard; her father, Leslie Stephen; and her half-sister, Vanessa Bell. The text connects these figures to Woolf's m ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, Leonard, Leslie Stephen, Vanessa Bell, mental breakdown, Virginia seule, Virginia alone

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231153560
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231153560.001.0001

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Viviane Forrester, author

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