Street Haunting and Other Essays
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Nov 03, 2014
5.11 x 7.77 x 0.68 in | 0.49 lb
Random House Canada UK Distribution
An exclusive collection of Virginia Woolf’s most entertaining, thought-provoking and infectiously witty essays.
Virginia Woolf began writing reviews for the Guardian ’to make a few pence’ from her father’s death in 1904, and continued until the last decade of her life. The result is a phenomenal collection of articles, of which this selection offers a fascinating glimpse, which display the gifts of a dazzling social and literary critic as well as the development of a brilliant and influential novelist. From reflections on class and education, to slyly ironic reviews, musings on the lives of great men and ’Street Haunting’, a superlative tour of her London neighbourhood, this is Woolf at her most thoughtful and entertaining