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Virginia Woolf occupies a central place in twentieth-century literature. Her works define the progress of fiction from Edwardian novel to post-Modernist text, and in the decade between 1922 and 1931, with Jacob's Room, Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and The Waves, she was in the forefront of modernist writing. She was also a prolific journalist and active publisher. In this study Edward Bishop provides an overview of Woolf's life as a writer, explores the connections between her fiction and her criticism, and analyses her major novels, tracing the development of her experimental techniques and her evolving sense of language.


David Herbert Lawrence dramatist fiction Henry James Modernism novel postmodernism realism Romanticism Victorian era Virginia Woolf William Faulkner

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