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Life is in the manuscript: Virginia Woolf, historiography, and the "mythical method"

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Virginia Woolf's writing is aesthetically complex, politically engaged, and remains relevant today—an astonishing achievement. This thesis begins by asking how and why this is the case, and thinks through Woolf's relationship to history as a means of suggesting some answers. References to the past abound in Woolf's fiction in the form of meaningful names, stories, myths, and national histories. I am especially interested in allusions that are not immediately obvious, but still w...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Worcester College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
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Examiner
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-04-06

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