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Virginia Woolf and the World of Books$
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Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781942954569

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.001.0001

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Hours in a Library: Virginia Woolf and Leslie Stephen

Hours in a Library: Virginia Woolf and Leslie Stephen

(p.102) Hours in a Library: Virginia Woolf and Leslie Stephen
Virginia Woolf and the World of Books
Nicola Wilson, Claire Battershill
Liverpool University Press

This chapter explores Woolf's antipathy towards institutional libraries. Woolf questions the usefulness of a traditional library for women due to entry refusal, hostile environments, and the dearth of material written by women held in library collections.

Keywords:   Virginia Woolf, Libraries, Women writers

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