9780333770450

Editing Virginia Woolf : Interpreting the Modernist Text

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  • ISBN13:

    9780333770450

  • ISBN10:

    0333770455

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-04-20
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

This volume covers a wide range of editorial confrontations with Virginia Woolf's writings, touching on almost every genre in which she wrote: fiction, diary, letter, and biography. It describes a variety of editorial practices and deals with current theories informing the critical editing of the prose of this singular 20th-century writer. Essays by distinguished scholar-critics of Virginia Woolf confront a number of contemporary issues in critical editing: the use of pre-print materials, authorial revisions, and the collation of historical texts. They engage in a lively discussion of the present-day editorial apparatus, tackling questions of annotation and paratext.

Author Biography

James M. Haule is Professor of English, University of Texas--Pan American.

J. H. Stape is an independent scholar.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
ix
Notes on the Contributors x
List of Commonly Cited Works
xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Introduction: Editing and Interpreting the Texts of Virginia Woolf 1(10)
J. H. Stape
James M. Haule
Editing Virginia Woolf's Diary
11(14)
Anne Olivier Bell
The Editor as Ethicist
25(27)
Joanne Trautmann Banks
The Writing of A Room of One's Own
52(22)
S. P. Rosenbaum
``Women Must Weep'': The Serialization of Three Guineas
74(17)
Naomi Black
The Texture of the Text: Editing Roger Fry: A Biography
91(23)
Diane F. Gillespie
A Book She Never Made: Editing The Complete Shorter Fiction of Virginia Wool
114(13)
Susan Dick
Text and Counter-Text: Trying to Recover Mrs. Dalloway
127(12)
Morris Beja
The Alfa and the Avant-texte: Transcribing Virginia Woolf's Manuscripts
139(19)
Edward Bishop
The Changing Shape(s) of Orlando and the Myth of Authorial Control
158(14)
J. H. Stape
Version and Intention in the Novels of Virginia
172(18)
James M. Haule
Works Cited 190

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