Monographs on Woolf

Updated June 27, 2003

A search on Virginia Woolf as Subject turns up 115 titles available through the Salmon Library, many of them as e-books. The ones listed below are among the most useful for the books we are studying. R indicates that the book is on Reserve for this class.

Beer, Gillian. Virginia Woolf: The Common Ground
        Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1996.
        PR6045 .O72 Z5438 1996

Collects Woolf essays by this influential British scholar. Includes a useful essay on The Waves (see outside readings).

Leaska, Mitchell Alexander. The Novels of Virginia Woolf: From Beginning to End
        New York: John Jay Press, 1977.
        PR6035 .O72 Z773

An early study of the novels, emphasizing biographical interpretations.  See also his new Woolf biography (above).

Lee, Hermione.  The Novels of Virginia Woolf.  New York: Holmes & Meier, 1977.
        PR 6045 .072 Z774
See also her Woolf biography (above).

R Marcus, Jane. Virginia Woolf and the Languages of Patriarchy
        Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987.
        PR6045 .O72 Z8147 1987

Collects previously published six essays and three new ones, all emphasizing close reading of texts, by a very outspoken and controversial Woolf scholar. (Includes "Liberty, Sorority, Misogny" and "The Niece of a Nun.")

Created June 30, 1997

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