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Author Silver, Brenda R., 1942-

Title Virginia Woolf icon / Brenda R. Silver.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  823.912 WOOLF/ SILV    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Women in culture and society.
Women in culture and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-335) and index.
Contents Foreword / Catharine R. Stimpson -- Introduction: The Versioning of Virginia Woolf -- Pt. 1. Negative Encounters: The "Intellectual" Media -- Prelude. Anger and Storytelling: Whose Story Counts? Sect. 1. The Columbia Stories. Sect. 2. The New York Review of Books. Sect. 3. How the Greats Are Fallen -- Pt. 2. Starring Virginia Woolf. Take 1. Production Notes. Take 2. Time: Virginia Woolf Joins the "All-Star Literary Vaudeville" Take 3. A Writer's Diary and the "Real" Virginia Woolf. Take 4. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Virginia Woolf Becomes a Household Name. Take 5. Quentin Bell's Biography and Historical Products Inc.: Family Portraits. Take 6. Virginia Woolf's Face. Take 7. British Graffiti: Me, I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid. Take 8. Tom & Viv & Virginia & Edith & Ottoline & Vita & Carrington ... Take 9. Fashion Stills -- Pt. 3. Doubled Movements. Move 1. The Politics of Adaptation; or, The Authentic Virginia Woolf.
Move 2. The Monstrous Union of Virginia Woolf and Marilyn Monroe -- Afterword: Virginia Woolf Episodes.
Subject Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Appreciation.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
Women in popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women in popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- Public opinion.
Women and literature -- Public opinion.
Women novelists -- Public opinion.
Fear -- Public opinion.
Fear in literature.
ISBN 0226757455 (alk. paper)
0226757463 (paperback: alk. paper)