Description - Gifts, Markets and Economies of Desire in Virginia Woolf by Kathryn Simpson
This book brings a new dimension to the critical debate about the complex relationship of Woolf to the marketplace and commodity culture through a focus on the gift economy at work in Woolf's writing, exploring the political subversiveness of the gift and its significance in her modernist aesthetics.
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(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Kathryn Simpson
KATHRYN SIMPSON is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Birmingham, UK, teaching courses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction and film. Her research interests focus on women's modernist writing and she has published on Woolf, H.D. and Katherine Mansfield.