The Common Reader First Series, Annotated Edition by Virginia Woolf

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Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory # Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woolf, Virginia, Common reader.

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THE COMMON READER FIRST SERIES VIRGINIA WOOLF TO LYTTON STRACHEY Some of these papers appeared originally in the Times Literary Supplement, the Athenaeum, the Nation and Athanaeum, the New Statesman, the London Mercury, the Dial (New York); the New Republic (New York), and I have to thank the editors for allowing me to reprint them here.

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The Common Reader. About the Book The Common Reader. by Virginia Woolf. Woolf’s first and most popular volume of essays. This collection has more than twenty-five selections, including such important statements as “Modern Fiction” and “The Modern Essay.”.When she published this book Woolf’s fame as a novelist was already established: now she was hailed as a brilliant interpretative critic.

Here, she addresses ‘the common reader’ in the remarkable prose and with all the imagination and gaiety that are the stamps of her genius.

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