TITLE

AIR WAR, PROPAGANDA, AND WOOLF'S ANTI-TYRANNY AESTHETIC

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Elizabeth F.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Modern Fiction Studies;Spring2013, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reassesses Virginia Woolf's "The Years" political exigency that elucidates her struggle to negotiate her role as a writer in the wake of crosscurrents of international politics. It cites a survey of the inception of "The Years," and its transformations drawn from diary entries, letters and manuscript proofs to trace her growing concern about didacticism in her art. It notes how the novel requires readers to construct meaning based on indeterminacy, multiplicity and connections.
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