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Virginia Woolf " s women by Vanessa Curtis

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • British Isles,
  • Literary,
  • Women,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 1882-1941,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography,
  • England,
  • Female friendship,
  • Friends and associates,
  • History,
  • Novelists, English,
  • Woolf, Virginia,

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJulia Briggs (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10317139M
ISBN 100299183408
ISBN 109780299183400

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