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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403997067
ISBN-10: 1403997063
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 209
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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.

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