On this site you will find images and transcriptions of the holograph drafts in three notebooks housed in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Librarythe typescripts, the proofs, and various early editions of the novel, including the first British and American editions and their variants. Also included is a wealth of contextual materials, such as diary entries and letters pertaining to the novel, early reviews of the novel, selected essays Woolf wrote during the two- year period during which she worked on To the Lighthouse, and photographs of the Stephen family, Cornwall, and Talland House, all of which inform the setting and characters of the novel. Because the three notebooks housed in the Berg Collection are fragile and access to them is now severely limited, Woolf Online performs an especially valuable service by making these drafts available to scholars, students and the public at large in brilliant images, easily legible with the aid of a magnifying feature and easily readable with transcriptions that overlay images of the originals.
These considerations probably explain the once common under-estimate of the bulk of his writings. It is likely that the list is not quite complete: But I do not think anything important is missing.
One needs a Venn diagram. But, failing that, I hope the following is a useful guide. But each volume lacks, for various reasons, certain items which belong in its category; and some categories are not represented as such, or at all, in the contents of any volume.
So it is worth giving more complete lists here. Titles of collections are given, both in this introduction and in the list that follows, in abbreviated form. Most of the principal philosophical papers are reprinted, together with 85 a more popular article on the nature of the subjectin CCbut there are also 20, 54 with the first part of the introduction toand It is somewhat arbitrary to separate these items from those which fall most naturally under political theory, namely 64 and 81, both in CC, 71 with the second part of the introduction to and There are also 37, 38, the introduction to 62, and There are several studies devoted to individual thinkers: AC includes pieces on Montesquieu 58Moses Hess 75Vico andSore1 and Machiavelli ; in the same category belong essays on Marx 24 and 78Herder 98Maistre and and Hamannand other essays on Vico 79, 99, the bulk ofand the more popular and One might also include under history of ideas many of the Russian essays mentioned above.
There are numerous memoirs of and tributes to twentieth-century figures, mainly scholars, statesmen and writers. Most of the more substantial pieces in this category are reprinted in PI The principal Jewish studies, apart from 70, 75, a andalready assigned to other categories, are 43, 84, and ; there are also 52, 54a, 95,and a.
Finally there are the musicological items 89, and b. Much else, of course, is of interest.
In particular, I have not included most books in this survey, some of which are effectively essays in their own right. There is no substitute for working right through the bibliography if nothing in a particular area is to be missed.
But the selection I have listed comprises the main published oeuvre at the time of writing December There is also a great deal of still unpublished work, much of which will I hope one day see the light, either in print or on this website, where much unpublished material is already posted.
Where an item has been reprinted in one of the volumes of collected essays, the title of the relevant volume is given in abbreviated form.
Improvements to the texts or notes will be gratefully received by Henry Hardy. In updating the list I have not changed the numbering of items established in in the first edition of AC, lest this lead to confusion.
Chesterton, Pauline 46 no. A MemoirPelican Record 19 no. IB edited six issues of this periodical, from vol. Mirsky with comment from IB, ibid. First SeriesCriterion 12 no.Virginia Woolf (25 January – 28 March ), born Adeline Virginia Stephen, was a British writer who is considered to be one of the foremost modernist/feminist literary figures of the twentieth century..
See also: Orlando: A Biography. Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf, English writer whose novels, through their nonlinear approaches to narrative, exerted a major influence on the genre. Best known for her novels Mrs.
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(Here surfaced for the first time in writing a memory of the teenage Gerald Duckworth, her other half brother, touching her inappropriately when.
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