Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere
By (author) Melba Cuddy-Keane
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Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere by Melba Cuddy-Keane
Book DescriptionVirginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere relates Woolf's literary reviews and essays to early twentieth-century debates about the value of 'highbrow' culture, the methods of instruction in universities and adult education, and the importance of an educated public for the realization of democratic goals. By focusing on Woolf's theories and practice of reading, Melba Cuddy-Keane refutes assumptions about Woolf's modernist elitism, revealing instead a writer who was pedagogically oriented, publicly engaged and committed to the ideal of classless intellectuals working together in reciprocal exchange. Woolf emerges as a stimulating theorist of the unconscious, of dialogic reading, of historicist criticism and of value judgments, while her theoretically informed but accessible prose challenges us to reflect on academic writing today. Combining a wealth of historical detail with a penetrating analysis of Woolf's essays, this 2003 study will alter our views of Woolf, of modernism and of intellectual work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521035385
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This 2003 book relates Woolf's literary reviews and essays to early twentieth-century debates about the value of 'highbrow' culture.
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Author Biography - Melba Cuddy-Keane
Melba Cuddy-Keane is Associate Professor of English and a Northrop Frye Scholar at the University of Toronto. She has written widely on Virginia Woolf and literary criticism.
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