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Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world: A Heideggerian Study

Emma Simone

Abstract

Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world: A Heideggerian Study explores Woolf’s treatment of the relationship between self and world from a phenomenological-existential perspective. This study presents a timely and compelling interpretation of Virginia Woolf’s textual treatment of the relationship between self and world from the perspective of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. Drawing on Woolf’s novels, essays, reviews, letters, diary entries, short stories, and memoirs, the book explores the political and the ontological, as the individual’s connection to the world comes to be defined by an in ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, Martin Heidegger, philosophy, phenomenological-existential, everydayness, political, ontological, subject and object, self and Other, temporal

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474421676
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421676.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emma Simone, author
Macquarie University