The Resource Virginia Woolf, modernity and history : constellations with Walter Benjamin, Angeliki Spiropoulou

Virginia Woolf, modernity and history : constellations with Walter Benjamin, Angeliki Spiropoulou

Label
Virginia Woolf, modernity and history : constellations with Walter Benjamin
Title
Virginia Woolf, modernity and history
Title remainder
constellations with Walter Benjamin
Statement of responsibility
Angeliki Spiropoulou
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This new study analyses the representation of the past and the practice of historiography in the fiction and critical writings of Virginia Woolf, and draws parallels between Woolf's historiographical imagination and the thought of Walter Benjamin, German philosopher of history and key theorist of modernity"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6045.O72
LC item number
Z8777 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Virginia Woolf, modernity and history : constellations with Walter Benjamin, Angeliki Spiropoulou
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Introduction : reading Virginia Woolf in constellation with Walter Benjamin -- Modernity, modernism and the past -- Theories of history, models of historiography -- Antiquity and modernity : Jacob's room and the 'Greek myth' -- Historical fictions, fictional fashions and time : Orlando as the 'angel of history' -- Natural history and historical nature in To the lighthouse and other fiction -- Dreaming, history and the visions of the obscure in The years -- This stage of history : Between the acts and the destruction of tradition -- A 'common history' : anonymous artists, communcal collectivities
Control code
000044961285
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 240 p.
Isbn
9780230537583
Lccn
2009046810
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.b24922523
System control number
  • (OCoLC)430839448
  • plagraveebk0230537588

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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