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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 19380 words.

This first chapter provides a close reading and synopsis of the exposition of Mrs. Dalloway and breaks down individual lines of the novel in order to produce a discussion of imagery,...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 6859 words.

Chapter ten begins with detailed annotations on the ways in which death is portrayed in the tenth section of Mrs. Dalloway. It provides a thorough analysis of the plot whilst foregrounding...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13389 words.

This penultimate chapter provides a critical reading of the eleventh section of Mrs. Dalloway. Its discussion covers the effect and significance of the novel’s use of metaphor and...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 4257 words.

The final chapter concludes with a synopsis and analysis of the twelfth section of Mrs. Dalloway. Hoff supports her discussion of the action by unpacking the passage’s dialogue and linking...

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1857

P. Gabrielle Foreman.

in Where Is All My Relation?

September 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10279 words.

This chapter gives a historical account of three inscriptions written by Dave the Potter in 1857, tying them contextually to significant incidents of that year in Edgefield, South Carolina:...

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1893–1916

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13479 words.

Roth’s autobiography describes his Galician shtetl’s class subdivisions and increasing awareness of opportunities for travel and financial advancement. But the traditions of Hassidic piety...

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1917–1925

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11416 words.

Roth’s first two decades in America were full of spiritual trials. He got married in 1918 but questioned his ability to love. He wrote acclaimed poetry, but most of it expressed a yearning...

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1925–1927

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 15674 words.

Samuel Roth did in fact obtain permission to publish segments of Joyce’s “Work in Progress” in his Little Magazine Two Worlds (1925-26). Roth asserted that a now-missing letter from Ezra...

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1928–1934

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12307 words.

After serving prison terms for distributing pornography in 1929-30, Roth found money to establish William Faro, Inc. That money came at least partly from profits he accrued from pornography...

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1934

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11699 words.

The most complex episode in Roth’s life was his infamous anti-Semitic tract, Jews Must Live. It was self-published in 1934, coincidentally at the time when it would be most help to the Nazi...

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