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Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader
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Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Helen Wussow and Mary Ann Gillies

Abstract

This book presents chapters which present discussions delivered at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. The theme of the conference, the concept of “common(wealth),” addresses geographical, political, and imaginary spaces in which different readers and readings vie for primacy of place. The chapters reflect upon “common(wealth)” as a constructed entity, one that necessarily embodies tensions between the communal and individual, traditional culture and emergent forms, indigenous people and colonial powers, ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, commonwealth, imaginary spaces, place, constructed entity, traditional culture, emergent forms, colonial powers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780989082679
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helen Wussow, editor
Simon Fraser University

Mary Ann Gillies, editor
Simon Fraser University

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Invocations

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

Networks of Affiliation: Foundations and Friends

Synthesizing Civilizations

Wayne K. Chapman

Networks of Empire

Jeanne Dubino

Of Scrapbooks, War, and Newspapers

Beth Rigel Daugherty

Woolf and the Commonwealth

Wealth in Common

Kathryn Simpson

On a View from the Rims

Mary Ann Gillies

London Calling

Elizabeth F. Evans

1930s Onwards

War, Peace, Internationalism

Christine Froula

Woolfian Seamarks

Patrizia A. Muscogiuri

Woolf Beyond the Book

Adventures in Common

Diane F. Gillespie

Printing “Prelude”

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

The Hogarth Press, Digital Humanities, and Collaboration

Nicola Wilson, Elizabeth Willson Gordon, Alice Staveley, Helen Southworth, and Claire Battershill