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The Resource All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf, Katharine Smyth

All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf, Katharine Smyth

Label
All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf
Title
All the lives we ever lived
Title remainder
seeking solace in Virginia Woolf
Statement of responsibility
Katharine Smyth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katharine Smyth was a student at Oxford when she first read Virginia Woolf's modernist masterpiece To the Lighthouse in the comfort of an English sitting room, and in the companionable silence she shared with her father. After his death--a calamity that claimed her favorite person--she returned to that beloved novel as a way of wrestling with his memory and understanding her own grief. Smyth's story moves between the New England of her childhood and Woolf's Cornish shores and Bloomsbury squares, exploring universal questions about family, loss, and homecoming. Through her inventive, highly personal reading of To the Lighthouse, and her artful adaptation of its groundbreaking structure, Smyth guides us toward a new vision of Woolf's most demanding and rewarding novel--and crafts an elegant reminder of literature's ability to clarify and console. Braiding memoir, literary criticism, and biography, All the Lives We Ever Lived is a wholly original debut: a love letter from a daughter to her father, and from a reader to her most cherished author
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
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Smyth, Katharine
Dewey number
  • 974/.044092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.S5769
LC item number
A3 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Smyth, Katharine
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Fathers
  • Grief
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf, Katharine Smyth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages[299]-302)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1082362419
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781524760625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1082362419
Label
All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf, Katharine Smyth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages[299]-302)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1082362419
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781524760625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1082362419

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