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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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Reading Intercultural, Intergenerational and Intertextual Woolf: Virginia Woolf’s “The Lady in the Looking-Glass,” Oscar Wilde’s “The Sphinx without a Secret,” and Lady Murasaki’s Yugao

Reading Intercultural, Intergenerational and Intertextual Woolf: Virginia Woolf’s “The Lady in the Looking-Glass,” Oscar Wilde’s “The Sphinx without a Secret,” and Lady Murasaki’s Yugao

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(p.260) Reading Intercultural, Intergenerational and Intertextual Woolf: Virginia Woolf’s “The Lady in the Looking-Glass,” Oscar Wilde’s “The Sphinx without a Secret,” and Lady Murasaki’s Yugao
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Virginia Woolf and the World of Books
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Yukiko Kinoshita

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0032

This chapter argues examines Virginia Woolf's interest in Far Eastern art and literature, arguing that it was not a short-lived intellectual flirtation but a lasting influence and source of inspiration. Kinoshita supports this by exploring the textual connections between three pieces of short fiction.

Keywords:   Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, Lady Murasaki, Translation, Aesthetics

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