Behind the times : Virginia Woolf in late-Victorian contexts /

"Inspired especially by feminist scholarship on the fin de siècle, this book rereads and revises Virginia Woolf's relation to the late-Victorian past, to writing by women who were her elder contemporaries, and to feminism and feminist movements around the turn of the twentieth century&quo...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Corbett, Mary Jean, 1962- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020.
Table of Contents:
  • Gender, greatness, and "the Third Generation"
  • New women and old: Sarah Grand, social purity, and "The voyage out"
  • "Ashamed of the inkpot": Woolf and the literary marketplace
  • "To serve and bless": Julia Stephen, Isabel Somerset, and late-Victorian women's politics
  • "A different ideal": representing the public woman.