Time and timelessness in Virginia Woolf by Jill Morris

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Published by Exposition Press in Hicksville, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Time in literature.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 117-120.

Book details

StatementJill Morris.
SeriesAn Exposition-university book
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z823
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4560657M
ISBN 100682488054
LC Control Number77071590

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Woolf cleverly parallels two important times of Clarissa’s life – her entry into womanhood and her descent into middle age – and establishes a link between chronological time and time of life: In the space of half a page, Woolf sets the scene for her two landscapes – a country house in late Victorian England, and a town house in.

Time in “The Years” has almost a different meaning from time in “To the Lighthouse” or “The Waves,” in each of which it is merely a measure.

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Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse follows the development of the painter, Lily Briscoe, as she strives to create a meaningful space for her artwork in an increasingly critical and unkind world. Woolf’s stylistic devices, especially those employed in the segment, “Time Passes,” reveal her thoughts on modernity and on pursuing life as an artist in the modern world.

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Dalloway wherein her prose has blurred the distinction between dream and reality, between the past and present. An authentic human being functions in this manner, simultaneously flowing from the conscious to the unconscious, from the fantastic to the.

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Major themes Complexity of experience. Large parts of Woolf's novel do not concern themselves with the objects of vision, but rather investigate the means of perception, attempting to understand people in the act of looking.

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Born inshe was conscious of herself as a distinctively Modernist writer, at odds with a raft of the staid and complacent assumptions of 19th-century literature. In the past, the virtue of women's writing often lay in its divine spontaneity But it was also, and much more often, chattering and garrulous In future, granted time and books and a little space in the house for herself, literature will become for women, as for men, an art to be studied.

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