Virginia Woolf — Granite and Rainbow. Essays. FIRST EDITION

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The essays and reviews in this collection are arranged in two parts. The first is The Art of Fiction and the second The Art of Biography. “These are aristocrats among essays…witty, beautifully mannered and mellow” (Rumer Godden, New York Herald Tribune). Contents: Part 1: The art of fiction. The narrow bridge of art ; Hours in a library ; Impassioned prose ; Life and the novelist ; On rereading Meredith ; The anatomy of fiction ; Gothic romance ; The supernatural in fiction ; Henry James’s ghost stories ; A terribly sensitive mind ; Women and fiction ; An essay in criticism ; Phases of fiction
Part 2: The art of biography. The new biography ; A talk about memoirs ; Sir Walter Raleigh ; Sterne ; Eliza and Sterne ; Horace Walpole ; A friend of Johnson ; Fanny Burney’s half-sister ; Money and love ; The dream ; The fleeting portrait : 1. Waxworks at the Abbey, 2. The Royal Academy ; Poe’s Helen ; Visits to Walt Whitman ; Oliver Wendell Holmes

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1958. 8vo. Publisher’s blue cloth, no jacket. 240pp. Name to inner cover front, else clean copy

First edition, 1st printing of Virginia Woolfs collection of essays on writing published by Hogarth Press

Virginia Woolf — Granite and Rainbow. Essays. FIRST EDITION

160,00 kr.

Out of stock