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Published: 11 December 2014

288 Pages | 8 black and white


ISBN: 9780199650736

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Second Edition

Virginia Woolf
Edited by Michael H. Whitworth

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of Woolf's fictional biography of a cross-dressing hero/ine whose experiments with genre and concerns with sexuality have ensured its popularity in the twenty-first century.
  • The Introduction draws on the latest scholarship and considers questions concerning fame and posterity, the contemporary publishing context, the nature of biography, history and historicization.
  • The notes provide essential contextual background and identify the literary allusions and self-reference.
  • Up-to-date bibliography and full chronology.
  • Biographical preface by Frank Kermode.

New to this Edition:

  • Introduction by Michael Whitworth.
  • Revised and updated Select Bibliography.
  • New and expanded Notes.
  • Re-set text, and original illustrations placed closer to their original position in the text.

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