Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture

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Humm, M. 2010. Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture. in: Sellars, S. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf, 2nd edn Cambridge Cambridge University Press. pp. 214-230
AuthorsHumm, M.
EditorsSellars, S.
Abstract

Virginia Woolf’s work is shaped by her knowledge of, and fascination with, visual cultures. Orlando, Flush, and Three Guineas all contain photographs, and Woolf wrote about cinema and was an enthusiastic domestic photographer.
Visual artefacts of all kinds ranging from Omega Workshop crafts to Hogarth Press book designs, are part of her visual landscape.
The chapter discusses Woolf’s relation to visual cultures, in particular Woolf’s ‘Portraits’, essays, ‘The Cinema’, Flush and Three Guineas.

KeywordsVirginia Woolf; Photography; Cinema; Three Guineas
Book titleThe Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf, 2nd edn
Page range214-230
Year2010
PublisherCambridge University Press
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Print2010
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Deposited30 Nov 2010
Place of publicationCambridge
Web address (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CCOL9780521896948
http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1082
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Humm, M. (2010) ‘Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture’ In: Sellars, S (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf, 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.214-230..

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