Professor Helle Recommends
Use call numbers to find books in Valley Library (all are on the 4th floor). Request those not available here from Summit (Orbis Cascades) Libraries
Hermione Lee, Virginia Woolf: A Life PR6045.O72 Z774 1997
Phyllis Rose, A Woman of Letters: Virginia Woolf PR6045.O72 Z867
Louis Cuculli, “Retailing the Female Intellectual ,” Differences 9.2 (1998): 25-67
Pamela Caughie, Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism: Literature in Quest and Question of Itself PR6045.O72 Z567 1991
Pamela Caughie, ed., Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Avrom Fleishman, Virginia Woolf: A Reading (chapter by chapter readings of novels) PR6045.O72 Z63 1975
Emily Dalgarno, Virginia Woolf and the Visible World (Woolf and the material grounding of vision) PR6045.O72 Z5815 2001
Elena Gualtieri, Virginia Woolf’s Essays: Sketching the Past PR6045.O72 Z67 2000
Quentin Bell, Bloomsbury (classic guide to Bloomsbury—people, places, art, writing) Request from Summit
Virginia Woolf on the Web
Virginia Woof (Dr. Elisa Kay Sparks website includes course syllabi and lectures...and much more)
Portals (primarily links to other websites)
Virginia Woolf Web E-texts and links
Photograph by G. S. Beresford, 1902
Finding copyright free (legal) images
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Search for audio and image files with Creative Commons' licenses.
Scroll down and look at the content under "By License" to find images in the public domain or licensed for free use.
Labeling and citing images
Even when the images you use are copyright free, you should acknowledge the creator and indicate the source.
- For examples of using APA style to fully cite images you use in a research paper, click here: citing images
Please be aware of legal restrictions on the use of images. Boston University has a useful webpage on Image Copyright .
This module adapted from one created by Anne-Marie Deitering, OSU Libraries.
- Anita Helle
A comparative study of Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison as artists, activists, and public intellectuals. The course focuses on narrative strategies, themes, and cultural critiques in their work. The framework includes issues in gender, race, and modernism, and re-readings of modernism that continue in contemporary writing.
- Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (HBJ Harvest)
- Woolf, The Collected Short Ficiton of Virginia Woolf (HBJ Harvest)
- Woold, Three Guineas (HBJ Harvest)
- Morrison, Playing in the Dark (Penguin Plume)
- Morrison, Sula (Penguin Plume)
- Morrison, Jazz (Penguin Plume)
- Elizabeth Alexander, The Antebellum Dream Book (Greywolf)
- Michael Cunningham, Hours (Picador)
- Virginia Silver, Virginia Woolf, Icon (Univ of Chicago)
MLA International Bibliography Books, journals, and dissertations in language and literature. Very important resource for researching literary topics and authors. Includes MLA Thesaurus with terminology used in the database (and the discipline).
Academic Search Premier Articles in magazines and journals. A good interdisciplinary database but not as extensive as MLA International Bibliography.
Borrowing from other libraries:
Photograph by Angela Radulesco (2008). Flickr.com
OSU Libraries Digital Sources
Project Muse Peer-reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences.
JSTOR Archival collection of journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Note: you can search Project Muse and JSTOR simultaneously.
Oxford Reference Online Encyclopedias, dictionaries, timelines, and more published by Oxford University Press. Subjects include literature, art & architecture, hisotry, myth & folklore, and more.
Citation Machine : an online bibliography maker that formats citations in MLA and other styles.
See Keeping Current with Research for information about search alerts, RSS feeds, bibliography manager, and more.