Essays about: "Virginia Woolf"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words Virginia Woolf.

  1. 1. Sexuality in The Hours : An Intertextual Analysis on the Reconstruction of Characters and the Representation of Sexuality

    University essay from

    Author : Melisa Demir; [2020]
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    Abstract : The essay aims to analyse what impact the reconstruction of the characters of Mrs Dalloway and the fictional character of Virginia Woolf has on the representation of sexuality in The Hours. The theoretical framework is based on queer theory, heteronormativity and gender studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study of Schelling’s Symbol in the Characterization of Virginia Woolf’s The Waves : The Productive Unity of Subjectivity in Symbolical Language

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Marine Quesnel; [2020]
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  3. 3. Beyond Vision: Eyeless Writing in Virginia Woolf's The Waves

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Marie-Helen Stahl; [2019]
    Keywords : Modernism; Virginia Woolf; Maurice Merleau-Ponty; phenomenology; vision; eyeless writing; anti-ocularcentrism; nonanthropocentrism; body;

    Abstract : In the early 20thcentury, a “crisis of ocularcentrism” arose in philosophy, replacing the Cartesian epistemological notion of a disembodied mind inspecting the object-world from the outside with an ontological and phenomenological approach to vision and being, embedding humans corporeally in a world exceeding their perceptual horizon (Jay 94). In response, modernist artists abandoned realist and naturalist techniques, rejecting mimetic representation, and experimented with new artistic forms, trying to account for the new complexity of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unsubstantial Territories : Nomadic Subjectivity as Criticism of Psychoanalysis in Virginia Woolf's The Waves

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Andrey Belov; [2019]
    Keywords : Virginia Woolf; The Waves; Jacques Lacan; Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari; Rosi Braidotti; psychoanalysis; subjectivity; nomadic subjectivity;

    Abstract : This essay looks at subjectivity in Virginia Woolf’s The Waves employing a psychoanalytic approach and using the theories of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. Woolf’s relation to the theories of her contemporary Sigmund Freud was unclear. READ MORE

  5. 5. No (Wo)man's Land - The Making of a Room of One's Own in Monica Ali's Brick Lane

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Wallentin Richardsson; [2019]
    Keywords : The Self and Society Emancipation Gender Hybridity Androgyny Woolf Bhabha; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this essay, I uncover and examine a number of different strategies applied toward self-realization in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane (2003). I filter Ali’s modern day bildungsroman through the lens of Virginia Woolf’s understanding of self-realization as a gendered process as well as through Homi K. Bhabha’s postcolonial theory. READ MORE