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Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace – Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory - Liverpool Scholarship Online
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Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Peter Adkins and Derek Ryan


From the “prying,” “insidious” “fingers of the European War” that Septimus Warren Smith would never be free of in Mrs Dalloway to the call to “think peace into existence” during the Blitz in “Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid,” questions of war and peace pervade the writings of Virginia Woolf. This volume asks how Woolf conceptualised peace by exploring the various experimental forms she created in response to war and violence. Comprised of fifteen chapters by an international array of leading and emerging scholars, this book both draws out theoretical dimensions of Woolf’s modernist aesthetic ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, Bloomsbury, Modernism, Pacifism, Europe, Critical Theory, Aesthetics, Literary Theory, Feminism, War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781949979374
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Adkins, editor
University of Kent

Derek Ryan, editor
University of Kent

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