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  • CONCEIVED WITH MALICE. by [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    CONCEIVED WITH MALICE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Plume - Penguin, (1995.). "Literature as Revenge in the Lives and Works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller and Djuna Barnes." DeSalvo examines biographical material that demonstrates how each of these authors exacted revenge through writing fiction: Barnes's play was a thinly disguised portrayal of the sexual assaults she suffered from her father and brothers; . Henry Miller wrote 'Crazy Cock' out of his obsessive relationship with his wife, June; Hermione in Lawrence's 'Women in Love', was based on Lady Ottoline Morrell and Leonard Woolf's novel 'The Wise Virgins' portrayed a thinly disguised Virginia as deranged and sexually inadequate. Photographs, extensive notes, sources, index. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-452-273234.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 46583
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  • CONCEIVED WITH MALICE. by [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    CONCEIVED WITH MALICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Literature as Revenge in the Lives and Works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller and Djuna Barnes." DeSalvo examines biographical material that demonstrates how each of these authors exacted revenge through writing fiction: Barnes's play was a thinly disguised portrayal of the sexual assaults she suffered from her father and brothers; . Henry Miller wrote 'Crazy Cock' out of his obsessive relationship with his wife, June; Hermione in Lawrence's 'Women in Love', was based on Lady Ottoline Morrell and Leonard Woolf's novel 'The Wise Virgins' portrayed a thinly disguised Virginia as deranged and sexually inadequate. Photographs, extensive notes, sources, index. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-525938990.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 46192
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  • SELECTED LETTERS OF VANESSA BELL. by [Bell, Vanessa] Marler, Regina, editor.
    [Bell, Vanessa] Marler, Regina, editor.
    SELECTED LETTERS OF VANESSA BELL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes more than 300 previously unpublished letters of Vanessa Bell, the older sister of Virginia Woolf, a well-known painter and and an important figure in the Bloomsbury circle. Biographical introduction and chronology by Marler, Photographs. Sources, selected bibliography, index. xxxix, 593 pp. ISBN: 0-679-41939X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58220
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  • Harper, Howard M. Jr. and Edge, Charles, editors.
    THE CLASSIC BRITISH NOVEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - Essaysby Louis Rubin, Jr, Weldon Thornton, William A. West, Harper, Edge and others on novels and writers such as Austen's 'Emma', Conrad's 'Nostromo', Fielding's 'Tom Jones,' James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and more. 239 pages. ISBN: 0-8023-02813.

    Condition: Ex-library with missing front endpaper, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 17719
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  • SILENCES. by Olsen, Tillie.
    Olsen, Tillie.
    SILENCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An important book on how circumstances obstruct or silence creativity in women - based both on her own experiences as a writer and on letters and diaries of many other writers, not just women - including Thomas Hardy, Hopkins, Willa Cather, Melville, Blake, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and numerous others. Also contains a long essay on Rebecca Harding Davis, and an excerpt from her book 'Life in the Iron Mills.' In discussing her own life, Olsen comments that it was no accident that the first piece of work she considered publishable began 'As I Stand Ironing.' Subject and name indexes. xiv, 306 pp. ISBN: 0-440079004.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (some sunning to dustjacket. otherwise a tight clean copy.)

    Book ID: 40168
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  • Olsen, Tillie.
    SILENCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An important book on how circumstances obstruct or silence creativity in women - based both on her own experiences as a writer and on letters and diaries of many other writers, not just women - including Thomas Hardy, Hopkins, Willa Cather, Melville, Blake, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and numerous others. Also contains a long essay on Rebecca Harding Davis, and an excerpt from her book 'Life in the Iron Mills.' In discussing her own life, Olsen comments that it was no accident that the first piece of work she considered publishable began 'As I Stand Ironing.' Subject and name indexes. xiv, 306 pp. ISBN: 0-440079004.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38388
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  • ART AND ARDOR: Essays. by Ozick, Cynthia.
    Ozick, Cynthia.
    ART AND ARDOR: Essays.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first collection of her essays, many on writers - including two extended essays on Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf, as well as essays on I. B. Singer, Truman Capote, John Updike, the literature of the Holocaust and more. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-394-530829.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 74255
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  • VANESSA AND HER SISTER. by Parmar, Priya.
    Parmar, Priya.
    VANESSA AND HER SISTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ballantine, (2015). First edition - A carefully researched novel, written in the form of diary entries and letters, which offers a glimpse into the lives of Vanessa Bell and her sister Virginia Woolf, and into the circle of writers and artists known as the Bloomsbury Group in the years between 1905 and 1912. Author's note. 347 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79689
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  • ART OBJECTS: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery. by Winterson, Jeannette.
    Winterson, Jeannette.
    ART OBJECTS: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hardcover first edition - Essays on writers - especially Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot and Gertrude Stein - and on her life as a writer and especially as an objection to "the lie that life is small, fragmented and mean." A small volume. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-394281330.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacke (corner of textblock lightly bumped)

    Book ID: 66383
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