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The Cambridge Companion to To The Lighthouse

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  • Editor: Allison Pease, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Anne E. Fernald, Michael Levenson, Jane Goldman, Paul Sheehan, Melba Cuddy-Keane, Emily Dalgarno, Gabrielle McIntire, Urmila Seshagiri, Kathryn Simpson, Ana Parejo Vadillo, Suzanne Bellamy, Hans Walter Gabler, Jean Mills
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  • Date Published: March 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107682313

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  • To The Lighthouse is one of the most important of Virginia Woolf's modernist achievements. Written by leading international scholars of Woolf and modernism, this Companion to To The Lighthouse will be of interest to students and scholars alike. Individual chapters explore the biographical and textual genesis of the novel; its narrative perspectives and use of form; its thematic and formal attention to time and space; and its representations of feminism and gender as well as generational change, race, and class. Complete with a chapter on the novel's critical history, a chronology, and a guide to further reading, this volume synthesizes To The Lighthouse's major ideas and formal innovations while also summarizing and advancing critical debate.

    • Provides coverage of all important thematic and critical aspects about To The Lighthouse
    • Includes helpful study aids such as a complete chronology and a guide to further reading
    • Thematically distinct essays make this Companion of interest to a wide audience
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    '… the volume … offers readers a succinct, engaging, and helpful overview of the shifts in critical perspective over time.' Nell Wasserstrom, Modern Language Review

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    • Date Published: March 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107682313
    • length: 202 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. To The Lighthouse in the context of Virginia Woolf's diaries and life Anne E. Fernald
    2. Narrative perspective in To The Lighthouse Michael Levenson
    3. To The Lighthouse's use of language and form Jane Goldman
    4. Time as protagonist in To The Lighthouse Paul Sheehan
    5. Movement, space, and embodied cognition in To The Lighthouse Melba Cuddy-Keane
    6. Reality and perception: philosophical approaches to To The Lighthouse Emily Dalgarno
    7. Feminism and gender in To The Lighthouse Gabrielle McIntire
    8. To The Lighthouse and the art of race Urmila Seshagiri
    9. Social class in To The Lighthouse Kathryn Simpson
    10. Generational difference in To The Lighthouse Ana Parejo Vadillo
    11. The visual arts in To The Lighthouse Suzanne Bellamy
    12. From memory to fiction: an essay in genetic criticism Hans Walter Gabler
    13. To The Lighthouse: the critical heritage Jean Mills.

  • Editor

    Allison Pease, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
    Allison Pease is Professor of English at the City University of New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British literature and culture, gender and sexuality, and aesthetic theory. She is the author of Modernism, Mass Culture, and the Aesthetics of Obscenity and Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom.

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    Anne E. Fernald, Michael Levenson, Jane Goldman, Paul Sheehan, Melba Cuddy-Keane, Emily Dalgarno, Gabrielle McIntire, Urmila Seshagiri, Kathryn Simpson, Ana Parejo Vadillo, Suzanne Bellamy, Hans Walter Gabler, Jean Mills

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