Originally published in 1962, Virginia Woolf, provides a commentary on the literary work of Virginia Woolf – examining not only her the novels, but also the considerable body of criticism surrounding her work. Along with the essential biographical details of Woolf, the books recreates the atmosphere of ‘the Bloomsbury Group’ and gives us a valuable insight into a very rich period of English literature, involving such figures as Leslie Stephen, Leonard Woolf, Clive Bell, Desmond MacCarthy, Christopher Isherwood, David Garnett and others. The book provides a comprehensive account of Virginia Woolf’s body of work and will be of interest to academics and students alike.
1. Biography: The City, the Sea and the Library
2. Criticism: The Uncommon Reader as a Critic
3. Fiction: Shaping the Globe
4. Toward a Conclusion