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Orlando: A Biography (1937): ENG 101

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Virginia Woolf's Orlando: A Biography

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Recommended Secondary Sources for ENG 101 Students

Baldanza, Frank. "Orlando and the Sackvilles." PMLA, vol. 70, no. 1, 1955, pp. 274–79. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/459849.

Cervetti, Nancy. "In the Breeches, Petticoats, and Pleasures of Orlando." Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 20, no. 2, 1996, pp. 165–75. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/3831473.

Collier, Patrick. "Virginia Woolf in the Pay of Booksellers: Commerce, Privacy, Professionalism, Orlando." Twentieth Century Literature, vol. 48, no. 4, 2002, pp. 363–92. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/3176040

German, Howard, and Sharon Kaehele. "The Dialectic of Time in Orlando." College English, vol. 24, no. 1, 1962, pp. 35–41. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/373845.

Knopp, Sherron E. "'If I Saw You Would You Kiss Me?': Sapphism and the Subversiveness of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando." PMLA, vol. 103, no. 1, 1988, pp. 24–34. JSTOR doi:10.2307/462459.

Smith, Victoria L. "'Ransacking the Language': Finding the Missing Goods in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando." Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 29 no. 4, 2006, pp. 57-75. JSTOR, doi:10.1353/jml.2006.0050.

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Additional relevant scholarly articles and book chapters available through Truxal Library’s databases:

Artemis, Rossitsa. "With Orlando in Wonderland." The Trickster, edited by Harold Bloom and Blake Hobby, Bloom's Literary Criticism-Infobase Publishing, 2010, pp. 151-58. Bloom's Literary Themes. Infobase eBooks, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://ebooks.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=105206&ISBN=9781438131078

Bazargan, Susan. "The Uses of the Land: Vita Sackville-West's Pastoral Writings and Virginia Woolf's Orlando." Woolf Studies Annual, vol. 5, 1999, pp. 25-55. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/24906414.

Booth, Alison. "Trespassing in Cultural History: The Heroines of Romola and Orlando." Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf, Cornell UP, 2018, pp. 168-203. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/book.58453. 

Caputi Daileader, Celia R. "Othello’s Sister: Racial Hermaphroditism and Appropriation in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando." Studies in the Novel, vol. 45, no. 1, Spring 2013, pp. 56-79. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/sdn.2013.0007.

de Gay, Jane. "Virginia Woolf's Feminist Historiography in Orlando." Critical Survey, vol. 19, no. 1, 2007, pp. 62-72. Academic Search Premier, doi:10.3167/cs.2007.190107.

Fouirnaies, Christine. "Was Virginia Woolf a Snob? The Case of Aristocratic Portraits in Orlando." Woolf Studies Annual, vol. 22, 2016, pp. 21-40. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/26475599.

Russel, Lorena. "Renewal, Rebirth, and Change in Virginia Woolf's Orlando." Rebirth and Renewal, edited by Harold Bloom and Blake Hobby, Bloom's Literary Criticism-Infobase Publishing, 2009, pp. 181-90. Bloom's Literary Themes. Infobase eBooks, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://ebooks.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=105206&ISBN=9781438125596.

Scott, Bonnie Kime. "The Art of Landscape, the Politics of Place." The Hollow of the Wave: Virginia Woolf and the Modernist Uses of Nature, U of Virginia P, 2012, pp. 111-53. Project MUSE, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://muse.jhu.edu/chapter/522591.

Southworth, Helen. "Virginia Woolf's Orlando Preface, the Modernist Writer, and Networks of Cultural, Financial, and Social Capital." Woolf Studies Annual, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 75-107. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/24906898.

Spiro, Mia. "Eventually We're All Queer: Facism, Nazism, and Homosexuality." Anti-Nazi Modernism: The Challenges of Resistance in 1930s Fiction, Northwestern UP, 2012, pp. 199-242. Project MUSE, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://muse.jhu.edu/chapter/960943.

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