TITLE

Ideology into Fiction: Virginia Woolf's "A Sketch of the Past"

AUTHOR(S)
Dalgarno, Emily
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter94, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the development of women's ideology of gender in Virginia Woolf's memoir `A Sketch of the Past.' Challenges on the ideology of patriarchy; Imaginary identification with the mother; Desire for social change; Suppression of memories of child abuse.
ACCESSION #
9408243742

 

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