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Jacob’s Room. Vara Neverow, Intro and annotations. NY: Harcourt, 2008.
Virginia Woolf: Jacob’s Room. A Norton Critical Edition. Ed. Suzanne Raitt.
WW. Norton & Co, 2007.
Virginia Woolf's Jacob's Room: The Holograph Draft. Ed. Edward Bishop.
NY: Pace UP, 1998.
Text of novel at eBooks@Adelaide
Criticism: Articles and Chapters in Books
Hollander, Rachel. “Novel Ethics: Alterity and Form in Jacob's Room.”
Twentieth Century Literature: 2007 Spring; 53 (1): 40-66.
**Goldman, Jane. The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf. Cambridge
UP, 2006. pp. 50-53. (R)
Hancock, Kami A. “Deviant Snapshots: Re-Visiting Jacob's Room.” Virginia
Woolf Miscellany, 2006 Fall; 70: 10-11.
*Reginio, Robert. Virginia Woolf and the Technologies of Exploration: Jacob's
Room as Counter-Monument pp. 86-94 IN: Southworth, Helen (ed. and
introd.); Sparks, Elisa Kay (ed. and introd.) Woolf and the Art of Exploration:
Selected Papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Virginia
Woolf. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital; 2006.
*Julia Briggs. Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life. London: Penguin [Allen Lane]
2005. Chapter 4: “In Search of Jacob,” pp. 84-108.
Yang, Sharon R. Subversion of The Prelude in Jacob's Room, or the Woolf
Who Cried Wordsworth. " Midwest Quarterly 2004 Summer; 45 (4): 331-53
*Bishop, Edward L “Mind the Gap: The Spaces in Jacob's Room.” Woolf
Studies Annual, 2004; 10: 31-49.
*Neverow, Vara S. “The Return of the Great Goddess: Immortal Virginity,
Sexual Autonomy and Lesbian Possibility in Jacob's Room.” Woolf Studies
Annual, 2004; 10: 203-31.
*MacKay, Marina. “The Lunacy of Men, the Idiocy of Women: Woolf, West, and
War.” NWSA Journal, 2003 Fall; 15 (3): 124-44.
Flint, Kate. “Sounds of the City: Virginia Woolf and Modern Noise.” . pp. 181-
94 IN: Small, Helen (ed. and introd.); Tate, Trudi (ed.); Literature, Science,
Psychoanalysis, 1830-1970. Oxford, England: Oxford UP; 2003. vi, 255 pp.
Bradshaw, David. Winking, Buzzing, Carpet-Beating: Reading Jacob's Room.
London, England: Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain; 2003
Wall, Kathleen “Significant Form in Jacob's Room: Ekphrasis and the Elegy.”
Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 2002 Fall; 44 (3): 302-23.
*Susan C. Harris. “The Ethics of Indecency: Censorship, Sexuality, and the
Voice of the Academy in the Narration of Jacob's Room.” Twentieth Century
Literature, Vol. 43, No. 4 (Winter, 1997), pp. 420-438.
*Caramango, Thomas. The Flight of the Mind: Virginia Woolf’s Art and Manic-
Depressive Illness. Berkeley: U of CA P, 1992. Chapter 8: “Does Anybody
Know Mr. Flanders?” pp. 185-210. (R)
Karen Smythe. “Virginia Woolf's Elegiac Enterprise.” NOVEL, Vol. 26, No. 1
(Autumn, 1992), pp. 64-79
*Dick, Susan. Virginia Woolf. Routledge, 1989. Chap 2: “Chasms in the
Continuity of Our Ways.” pp.13-29. (R) Does a good job connecting short stories to
Francesca Kazan. “Description and the Pictorial in Jacob's Room.” ELH, Vol.
55, No. 3 (Autumn, 1988), pp. 701-719.
*Zwerdling, Alex. Virginia Woolf and the Real World. Berkeley: U of CA P,
1986. Chapter 3: Jacob’s Room: Woolf’s Satiric Elegy.” pp. 62-83. (R)
Lee, Hermione. The Novels of Virginia Woolf. New York: Holmes and Meier,
1977. Chapter 3, pp. 71-90. (R)
*Fleishman, Avorm. Virginia Woolf: A Critical Reading. Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins, 1975. pp. 46-68 (R)
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