TITLE

The "Increasing" Black Population in Virginia Woolf's Fiction

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Stuart N.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Virginia Woolf Miscellany;Spring2012, Issue 81, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Virginia Woolf's novels and their reference to the African American population and its societal implications. It notes of Woolf's novel "The Years" and the physical characterization of Eleanor's color in a racial context. It states that during Woolf's time, terms such as black, was accepted and as a result may have led to reader's confusion. It also takes note of the actual definition of black as a physical definition and not of the concept of race.
ACCESSION #
79966601

 

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