TITLE

The Years: Mapping a Genre

AUTHOR(S)
Amidon, Stevens
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
CEA Critic;Spring/Summer2009, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented regarding the book "The Years," by Virginia Woolf. It explores the aesthetic reception of the novel, considering whether it receives respect or attracts attention from other novels. It examines the novel's nature of experimental form which reflects the literary style of Woolf as an artist who is regarded in a modernist tradition of experimentalism. It discusses the generic form of the novel by looking into the chronological narrative and the presentation of texts.
ACCESSION #
51225816

 

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