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Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Clara Jones


This book re-reads Woolf’s fiction and non-fiction in light of her examination of the details of Woolf’s involvement with Morley College, the People’s Suffrage Federation, the Women’s Co-operative Guild and the National Federation of Women’s Institutes. Drawing on extensive archival research into these organisations, Jones also positions Woolf’s activism with regard to the institutional contexts in which she worked. Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist demonstrates the degree to which Woolf was sensitive to the internal politics and conflicts of the bodies she was associated with and the ways i ... More

Keywords: Virginia Woolf, women’s history, feminism, twentieth-century politics, class, gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474401920
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clara Jones, author
King's College London