The vicissitudes of mourning. Virginia Woolf and To the Lighthouse.

@article{Dalsimer1994TheVO,
  title={The vicissitudes of mourning. Virginia Woolf and To the Lighthouse.},
  author={K Dalsimer},
  journal={The Psychoanalytic study of the child},
  year={1994},
  volume={49},
  pages={394-411}
}
  • K Dalsimer
  • Published 1994 in The Psychoanalytic study of the child
We know from Virginia Woolf's diaries and letters that she intended the novel To the Lighthouse to be autobiographical. In a memoir written toward the end of her life, she stated that in writing the novel she had "ceased to be obsessed" by her mother, who had died when Woolf was a girl of thirteen. This paper explores the evolving relationship of a grown… CONTINUE READING