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The Resource Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within : her final diaries & the diaries she read, Barbara Lounsberry

Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within : her final diaries & the diaries she read, Barbara Lounsberry

Label
Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within : her final diaries & the diaries she read
Title
Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within
Title remainder
her final diaries & the diaries she read
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Lounsberry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In her third and final volume on the modernist writer's diaries, Barbara Lounsberry reveals new insights about Virginia Woolf's courageous last years, from 1929 until her suicide in 1941. Increasingly, Woolf turned to her diary--and to the diaries of others--for support in these years as Europe saw the threat of fascism grow. Lounsberry illuminates Woolf's inner artistic wars as she battled the ever-nearing war without, which bled into Woolf's diary entries. In her final 12 diary volumes, Woolf seeks in commonplace moments and the natural human voice to counter the shrill hysterics of Hitler and Mussolini, their false melodrama of heroes and villains, their tyranny at home and abroad. Lounsberry also explores the diaries of 19 other writers as Woolf read them, including Leo Tolstoy, Dorothy Wordsworth, Guy de Maupassant, Alice James, and André Gide. She shows how writing and reading diaries was both respite from Woolf's public writing and also an inspiration for it. She details how these works and Woolf's own daily records fortified the writer in her struggle with her most difficult work, The Waves. In these years Woolf also relied on diaries as she wrote The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the Acts. Lounsberry offers a new view of Woolf's suicide based on her diaries, which she maintained until four days before her death. The outer war and Woolf's inner life collide in this dramatic conclusion to the trilogy that resoundingly demonstrates why Virginia Woolf has been called "the Shakespeare of the diary." Lounsberry's masterful study is essential reading for a complete understanding of this extraordinary writer and thinker, as well as the development of modernist literature."--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
FUG/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lounsberry, Barbara
Dewey number
  • 828/.91203
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6045.O72
LC item number
Z8118 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Novelists, English
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Diaries
  • Tagebuch
Label
Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within : her final diaries & the diaries she read, Barbara Lounsberry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The war within. Virginia Woolf's June 1929 to September 1930 diary -- Dorothy Wordsworth's journals -- The March of headlines. Virginia Woolf's 1930-1931 diary -- John Skinner's Journal of a Somerset rector -- James Woodforde's Diary of a country parson -- The private diary of Princess Daisy of Pless -- Adept sailing before the storm. Virginia Woolf's 1932 diary -- Virginia Woolf's 1933-1934 diary -- Michael Field's Works and days -- Warnings. Virginia Woolf's second 1934 diary -- André Gide's Journals -- Guy de Maupassant's travel journal Sur l'eau (Afloat) -- Alice James' Journal -- Tightness & struggle. Virginia Woolf's 1935 diary -- Dr. John Salter's Diary -- John Bailey's Diaries -- Misguided general. Virginia Woolf's 1936 diary -- The diaries of Lord & Lady Amberley : The Amberley Papers -- Journal of a governess : Ellen Weeton -- Stephen MacKenna's Journal -- Storm-tossed & exposed. Virginia Woolf's 1937 diary -- The late diaries of Leo & Countess Tolstoy -- Hitler darkens the waters. Virginia Woolf's 1938 diary -- The Diary of the Reverend Francis Kilvert -- War shades life & work. Virginia Woolf's 1939 diary -- F.L. Lucas' Journal under the terror, 1938 -- Charles Ricketts' Journals -- Encircled by war. Virginia Woolf's 1940 diary -- Virginia Woolf's 1941 diary -- Epilogue -- Appendix : The diaries Virginia Woolf read
Control code
1007074324
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780813056937
Lccn
2017055317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1007074324
Label
Virginia Woolf, the war without, the war within : her final diaries & the diaries she read, Barbara Lounsberry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The war within. Virginia Woolf's June 1929 to September 1930 diary -- Dorothy Wordsworth's journals -- The March of headlines. Virginia Woolf's 1930-1931 diary -- John Skinner's Journal of a Somerset rector -- James Woodforde's Diary of a country parson -- The private diary of Princess Daisy of Pless -- Adept sailing before the storm. Virginia Woolf's 1932 diary -- Virginia Woolf's 1933-1934 diary -- Michael Field's Works and days -- Warnings. Virginia Woolf's second 1934 diary -- André Gide's Journals -- Guy de Maupassant's travel journal Sur l'eau (Afloat) -- Alice James' Journal -- Tightness & struggle. Virginia Woolf's 1935 diary -- Dr. John Salter's Diary -- John Bailey's Diaries -- Misguided general. Virginia Woolf's 1936 diary -- The diaries of Lord & Lady Amberley : The Amberley Papers -- Journal of a governess : Ellen Weeton -- Stephen MacKenna's Journal -- Storm-tossed & exposed. Virginia Woolf's 1937 diary -- The late diaries of Leo & Countess Tolstoy -- Hitler darkens the waters. Virginia Woolf's 1938 diary -- The Diary of the Reverend Francis Kilvert -- War shades life & work. Virginia Woolf's 1939 diary -- F.L. Lucas' Journal under the terror, 1938 -- Charles Ricketts' Journals -- Encircled by war. Virginia Woolf's 1940 diary -- Virginia Woolf's 1941 diary -- Epilogue -- Appendix : The diaries Virginia Woolf read
Control code
1007074324
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780813056937
Lccn
2017055317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1007074324

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