Virginia Woolf, Modernity and History

Constellations with Walter Benjamin

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  • Angeliki Spiropoulou

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This book analyses the representation of the past and the practice of historiography in the fiction and critical writings of Virginia Woolf, and draws parallels between Woolf's historiographical imagination and the thought of Walter Benjamin, the German philosopher of history and key theorist of modernity.


Analyse fiction Imagination Modernism Virginia Woolf Woolf

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35928-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-25044-4
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