Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts
Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts

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Further reading

Bradshaw, D. (ed.) (2008) Virginia Woolf Selected Essays, Oxford, Oxford World’s Classics. Includes ‘Modern Fiction’, ‘Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown’, ‘Poetry, Fiction and the Future’, ‘Craftsmanship’, and ‘Impassioned Prose’. Each provides insight into Woolf’s ideas about art and literature.
Cuddy-Keane, M. ‘The Politics of Comic Modes in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts, Modern Language Association vol. 105, No. 2 (March 1990) pp. 273-285. http://www.jstor.org/ stable/ 462362 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] This is a useful essay if you are interested in developing ideas about comedy as introduced in this material.
Joplin, P. K. ‘The Authority of Illusion: Feminism and Fascism in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts’ in South Central Review, Vol. 6 No. 2 (Summer, 1989), pp. 88-104. http://www.jstor.org/ stable/ 3189558
Marder, H. ‘Virginia Woolf’s “Conversion”: Three Guineas, Pointz Hall, and Between the Acts, Journal of Modern Literature, Vol.14 No. 4 (Spring, 1988) pp. 465-480). http://www.jstor.org/ stable/ 3831560. This essay draws on the genesis of Between the Acts.
Schulkind, J., Lee, H. (eds) (2002) Virginia Woolf: Moments of Being, London, Random House. This is a collection of Woolf’s biographical essays, with a short useful introduction by Hermione Lee.

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