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The Artist-Figure, Society, and Sexuality in Virginia Woolf's Novels

by Ann Ronchetti

Part of the Studies in Major Literary Authors Series

The Artist-Figure, Society, and Sexuality in Virginia Woolf's Novels Synopsis

This book explores the relationship between aesthetic productivity and artists' degree of involvement in social and sexual life as depicted in Virginia Woolf's novels. Ann Ronchetti locates the sources of Woolf's lifelong preoccupation with the artist's relationship to society in her family heritage, her exposure to Walter Pater and the aesthetic movement, and the philosophical and aesthetic interests of the Bloomsbury group.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415970327
Publication date: 16th September 2004
Author: Ann Ronchetti
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 232 pages
Categories: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary theory,

About Ann Ronchetti

Ann Ronchetti received her Ph.D. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a bibliographer for English, French, and Italian languages and literatures and the performing arts at the University of Pittsburgh's Hillman Library.

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