Virginia Woolf Books

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A Haunted House

  [english | 1921]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Virginia Woolfs intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume posthumously collected by her husband Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday seven that appeared in magazines and five other stories the book makes available Virginia Woolfs shorter works of fiction.]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | short storiesDownloads: 167

A Society

  [english | 1921]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [An Essay on the History of Civil Society is a book by the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher Adam Ferguson first published in 1767. The Essay established Fergusons reputation in Britain and throughout Europe.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 404

A Summing Up

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Janus: A Summing Up (1978) is a book by Arthur Koestler in which he develops his philosophical idea of the holarchy introduced in his 1967 book The Ghost in the Machine. The holarchy provides a coherent way of organizing knowledge and nature all together. The idea of the holarchy is that everything we can think of is composed of holons (simultaneously both part and whole) so that each holon is ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 160

A Womans College From The Outside

  [english | 1926]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [1882. Born (25 Jan) Adeline Virginia Stephen third child of Leslie Stephen (Victorian man of letters first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography) and Julia Duckworth (of the Duckworth publishing family). Comfortable upper middle class family background. Her father had previously been married to the daughter of the novelist William Makepeace Thackery. Brothers Thoby and Adrian went to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47

An Unwritten Novel

  [english | 1920]  

Virginia Woolf


Excerpts: [... seemed to apologise and at the same time to say to me, If only you knew! Then she looked at life again. But I do know, I answered silently, glancing ...... crept over the paper's rim She shuddered, twitched her arm queerly to the middle of her back and shook her head. Again I dipped into my great reservoir ...... cow in the meadow had shocked her and saved her from some ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 243

Between The Acts

  [english | 1941]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [In Woolfs last novel the action takes place on one summers day at a country house in the heart of England where the villagers are presenting their annual pageant. A lyrical moving valedictory.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 458

In The Orchard

  [english | 1923]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The Orchard is a tea room and tea garden in Grantchester near Cambridge serving morning coffee lunches and afternoon teas. Since opening in 1897 it has been a popular retreat for Cambridge students teachers and tourists as well as locals with many famous names among its patrons. The Orchard is open every day of the year (with the exception of some days around Christmas) from 9:30 to 17:30 in ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 350

Jacob Room

  [english | 1922]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Jacobs Room is the third novel by Virginia Woolf first published on October 26th 1922. The novel centers in a very ambiguous way around the life story of the protagonist Jacob Flanders and is presented entirely by the impressions other characters have of Jacob except for those times when we do indeed get Jacobs perspective. Thus although it could be said that the book is primarily a character ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | warDownloads: 324

Jacobs Room

  [english | ]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Jacobs Room is the third novel by Virginia Woolf first published on October 26th 1922. The novel centers in a very ambiguous way around the life story of the protagonist Jacob Flanders and is presented entirely by the impressions other characters have of Jacob except for those times when we do indeed get Jacobs perspective. Thus although it could be said that the book is primarily a character ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 113

Kew Gardens

  [english | 1919]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Coral Gardens and Their Magic properly Coral Gardens and Their Magic: A Study of the Methods of Tilling the Soil and of Agricultural Rites in the Trobriand Islands is the final book in anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowskis ethnographic trilogy on the lives of the Trobriand Islanders. It concentrates on the cultivation practices the Trobriand Islanders used to grow yams taro bananas and palms. It ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 294

Lappin And Lappinova

  [english | 1939]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [(Adeline) Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. During the interwar period Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925) To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928) and the book-length ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 237

Moments Of Being Slaters Pins Have No Points

  [english | 1928]  

Virginia Woolf


Excerpts: [... full of the music, to look for the pin on the floor. The words gave her an extraordinary shock, as Miss Craye struck the last chord of the Bach fugue. ...... admiration for her in every way. Miss Craye was left badly off, Miss Kingston was afraid, at her brother's death. Oh, they used to have such lovely ...... this on the first day of term while she received cheques and wrote out ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 297

Monday Or Tuesday

  [english | 1921]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [A haunted house.--Monday or Tuesday.--An unwritten novel.--The string quartet.--Kew Gardens.--The mark on the wall.--The new dress.--The shooting party.--Lappin and Lapinova.--Solid objects.--The lady in the looking-glass.--The duchess and the jeweller.--Moments of being.--The man who loved his kind.--The searchlight.--The legacy.--Together and apart.--A summing up.]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 64

Mrs Dalloway

  [english | 1925]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be one of Woolfs best-known novels.Created from two short stories Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street and the unfinished The Prime Minister the novels story is of Clarissas preparations for a party of which she is to be hostess. ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 166

Mrs Dalloway In Bond Street

  [english | 1923]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be one of Woolfs best-known novels.Created from two short stories Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street and the unfinished The Prime Minister the novels story is of Clarissas preparations for a party of which she is to be hostess. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 170

Solid Objects

  [english | 1920]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [This Halcyon Classics eBook has twelve novels and short stories by English modernist writer Virginia Woolf including her first novel The Voyage Out. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation. Contents: - The Voyage Out (1915) - The Mark on the Wall (1917) - Night and Day (1919) - Kew Gardens (1919) - Solid Objects (1920) - An Unwritten Novel (1920) - A Haunted House ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 290

The Duchess And The Jeweller

  [english | 1938]  

Virginia Woolf


Excerpts: [... A more Central position could not be imagined. And at eight in the morning he would have his breakfast brought in on a tray by a man-servant: the ...... at his spats. They were all shapely, shining cut from the best cloth by the best scissors in Savile Row. But he dismantled himself often and became ...... After that he went into the private room behind the shop in Hatton Garden ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 241

The Lady In The Looking Glass

  [english | 1929]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Virginia Woolfs short story The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection is the sad self portrait of a woman whose character is examined both from outside and in and found to be unsatisfactory. In her examination Woolf uses modern features of theme and style. These features employ modern ideas of narration and character to illustrate a fuller more complete picture of the character than is possible ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 139

The Legacy

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The Legacy of Jihad is a book by Andrew Bostom. The foreword was written by self-proclaimed ex-Muslim author and polemicist Ibn Warraq. The book provides a textual analysis of the concept and practice of jihad by examining Islamic theological and legal texts eyewitness historical accounts of Muslim and non-Muslim chroniclers and essays by scholars analyzing jihad - war against unbelievers in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 176

The Man Who Loved His Kind

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The secret of the growing gold.--Draculas guest.--The invisible giant.--The judges house.--The burial of the rats.--A star trap.--The squaw.--Grooken sands.--The combeen man (from The snakes pass).--The Watters Mou.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 381
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