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On The Horizon: A Poetics of the Sublime in Virginia Woolf's The Waves

Author: 
Klitgard, Ida
Credentials: 
Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, School of English, Copenhagen University

This monograph is a study of the Woolfian approach to the poetics of the sublime as demonstrated in Virginia Woolf's The Waves. This novel was one of the author=s experiments in fictive creation and it called for a new poetics of the sublime. Dr Klitgard discusses Woolf's methods, technique and narrative in this work as well as in the entire oeuvre in a direct and informative style.

Dr.Klitgard has published articles on James Joyce and Virginia Woolf including critiques of Danish translations of ULYSSES and The Waves and a major study of Virginia Woolf in the Reception of British Authors in Europe series published by Continuum Press in London.

She is also a co author of a major Danish-English dictionary and a translator of a book on James Joyce.

“Well written with extremely good insights into Woolf’s methods and ambitions…recommended.”
Professor A.L.Woznicki, USF, San Francisco

Market: 
Woolf studies, English Literature 20th century, Literary Poetics, Criticism
Release Date: 
07/2004
ISBN: 
Cloth: 1-930901-88-7
Price: 
$74.95
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
264
Index: 
Yes
Bibliography: 
Yes
Illustrations: 
None
CIP: 
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036

Irish Research Series: 
No