Woolf's ambiguities : tonal modernism, narrative strategy, feminist precursors / Molly Hite.

In a book that comparesVirginia Woolf's writing with that of the novelist, actress, and feminist activist Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952), Molly Hite explores the fascinating connections between Woolf's aversion to women's "pleading a cause" in fiction and her narrative techniq...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hite, Molly, 1947- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Woolf's tone : listening to Mrs. Dalloway
  • Tone and modernism : Jacob's room, To the lighthouse and The waves
  • Not looking back through our mothers : Elizabeth Robins and the feminist polemical novel
  • Making room for A room of one's own
  • What girls should know : The voyage out and My little sister
  • The professional and the poet : A dark lantern and Mrs. Dalloway
  • Epilogue : the possibilities of The Pargiters.