Exposing the Bones of Desire: Virginia Woolf's X-ray Visions

Crossland, Rachel (2014) Exposing the Bones of Desire: Virginia Woolf's X-ray Visions. Virginia Woolf Miscellany, 85. pp. 18-20. ISSN 0736-251X

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Abstract

The article explores the relation between the material and intangible that is brought to the fore in English writer Virginia Woolf's interaction with science. Topics discussed include the lecture on X-rays Woolf accidentally attended in 1897, the implication of Woolf's wider references to X-rays in her writings, and the role played by Woolf's engagement with science in providing her a layer of imagery and metaphor for her modernist aesthetics.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Spring 2014
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary history
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Departments > English and Creative Writing
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Depositing User: Rachel Crossland
Date Deposited: 02 May 2019 14:00
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 14:00
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/4367

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