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Published: 30 June 2020

256 Pages | 3 illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781949979374

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Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace

Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Edited by Peter Adkins and Derek Ryan

Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press

  • Examines Woolf's writings on peace through a focus on questions of aesthetics and theory
  • Engages with innovative and emergent theoretical frameworks, such as post-critique and peace studies, to offer new and exciting readings of both Woolf's major and lesser-studied works
  • Offers a revisionary account of Woolf's aesthetic innovations, examining how they are profoundly connected with her broader social and political views and her writings on pacificism and feminism
  • offers new critical contexts, bringing Woolf's writing on peace into dialogue both with her contemporaries in the Bloomsbury Group, such as Leonard Woolf and Vanessa Bell, as well as theorists and philosophers, such as Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • This volume opens up new ways of thinking about Woolf's writing on both the First and the Second World War, engaging with her key texts that engage with these conflicts