TITLE

"What'll He Gobble Next?" Jews, Nazis, and Bodily Excess in Virginia Woolf's writing

AUTHOR(S)
Linett, Maren
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Woolf Studies Annual;2013, Vol. 19, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the antisemitism writings of Virginia Woolf which depicts the power of the Nazis in Germany and a survey of references to Jews. It says that there are similarities in Woolf's depictions of fascists and Jews as impeding intellectual freedom. It mentions that Woolf connects and perceives the Jewish vulgarity of her in-laws in which she complains their incessant talk.
ACCESSION #
87615249

 

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