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Virginia Woolf’s Cosmic Vision and “the Commonly Thought Small” in “Kew Gardens” (1919)

@inproceedings{Arvalo2018VirginiaWC,
  title={Virginia Woolf’s Cosmic Vision and “the Commonly Thought Small” in “Kew Gardens” (1919)},
  author={Dolors Ortega Ar{\'e}valo},
  year={2018}
}
  • Dolors Ortega Arévalo
  • Published 2018
  • Art
  • This article analyses Woolf’s cosmic vision of life, the viscerality of life that she started to develop in her most radically experimental short-stories in which she would embrace life through her ongoing concern with literature as an act that replicates the indeterminacy of life. “Kew Gardens” will be the main case study. However, a detailed analysis of this cosmic vision in Woolf’s longer fiction (Orlando, Mrs Dalloway and The Waves) will be required to prove our case. The main thesis… CONTINUE READING

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