MIDDLE SHORT STORIES +
FROCK-CONSCIOUSNESS: WOOLF AND FASHION

TEXTS
IN THE ORCHARD (1922)
  • Simpson, Kathryn. “Short Change: Economies Explored in Woolf's Short
    Fiction.” pp. 58-64 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.

  • Bonadei, Rossana. “ Glimpses into a System: 'In the Orchard' with Virginia
    Woolf.” Textus: English Studies in Italy, 2003 July-Dec; 16 (2): 329-54   ILL
    9/4/10


THE NEW DRESS (1925)
  • Holmes, Rachael .  “Clothing and the Body: Motifs of Female Distress in
    Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield  ; Virginia Woolf Bulletin of the Virginia
    Woolf Society of Great Britain, 2000 Jan; 3: 9-14.

  • Laing, Kathryn S. “Addressing Femininity in the Twenties: Virginia Woolf and
    Rebecca West on Money, Mirrors and Masquerade.”   pp. 66-75 IN: Gillespie,
    Diane F. (ed.); Hankins, Leslie K. (ed.) Virginia Woolf and the Arts: Selected
    Papers from the Sixth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. New York, NY:
    Pace UP; 1997.

  • Edson, Laura Gwyn.  “Kicking Off Her Knickers: Virginia Woolf's Rejection of
    Clothing as Realistic Detail.” pp. 119-24 IN: Gillespie, Diane F. (ed.); Hankins,
    Leslie K. (ed.) Virginia Woolf and the Arts: Selected Papers from the Sixth
    Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. New York, NY: Pace UP; 1997


MOMENTS OF BEING: SLATER’S PINS HAVE NO POINTS (1926)
  • *Simpson, Kathryn. “ Economies and Desire: Gifts and the Market in
    'Moments of Being: 'Slater's Pins Have No Points'.”  Journal of Modern
    Literature, 2005 Winter; 28 (2): 18-37.

  • Winston, Janet. “Reading Influences: Homoeroticism and Mentoring in
    Katherine Mansfield's 'Carnation' and Virginia Woolf's 'Moments of Being:
    Slater's Pins Have No Points'.” pp. 57-77 IN: Barrett, Eileen (ed. and introd.);
    Cramer, Patricia (ed. and introd.) Virginia Woolf: Lesbian Readings. New
    York, NY: New York UP; 1997. xvii, 288 pp.

  • *Clements, Susan The Point of 'Slater's Pins': Misrecognition and the
    Narrative Closet.”  Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, 1994 Spring; 13 (1):
    15-26.

THE LADY IN THE LOOKING GLASS: A REFLECTION (1929)
  • Lamm, Kimberley. “ Reflecting on the Lady in the Looking-Glass: Virginia
    Woolf's Feminism and the Maternalization of Photography .” Virginia Woolf
    Miscellany, 2008 Fall-Winter; 74: 11-13

  • Crangle, Sara. “The Time Being: On Woolf and Boredom. “ MFS: Modern
    Fiction Studies, 2008 Summer; 54 (2): 209-232.

  • Garrington, Abbie. “Reflections on a Cinematic Story.”  Journal of the Short
    Story in English, 2008 Spring; 50: 217-226

  • *Howard, Stephen. “ The Lady in the Looking-Glass: Reflections on the Self
    in Virginia Woolf.” Journal of International Women's Studies, 2007 Feb; 8 (2):
    44-54

  • *Deppman, Hsiu-Chuang.  “Rereading the Mirror Image: Looking-Glasses,
    Gender, and Mimeticism in Virginia Woolf's Writing.”  ; JNT: Journal of
    Narrative Theory, 2001 Winter; 31 (1): 31-64

  • Seeley, Tracy. “ Virginia Woolf's Poetics of Space: 'The Lady in the Looking-
    Glass: A Reflection'  Woolf Studies Annual, 1996; 2: 89-116.

  • Dick, Susan.  “'I Am Not Trying to Tell a Story': Three Short Fictions by Virginia
    Woolf.” English Studies in Canada, 1989 June; 15 (2): 162-177.

FROCK-CONSCIOUSNESS: WOOLF AND FASHION
  • Koppen, R. S .  Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity.   Edinburgh,
    Scotland: Edinburgh UP; 2009.

  • Abbs, Carolyn.” Writing the Subject: Virginia Woolf and Clothes.” Colloquy:
    Text Theory Critique, 2006 May; 11: 209-25.

  • Wicke, Jennifer. Frock Consciousness: Virginia Woolf's Dialectical
    Materialism.”  pp. 221-29 IN: Berman, Jessica (ed. and introd.); Goldman,
    Jane (ed. and introd.) Virginia Woolf Out of Bounds: Selected Papers from the
    Tenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. New York, NY: Pace UP; 2001. x,
    313 pp.

  • Holmes, Rachael. Clothing and the Body: Motifs of Female Distress in
    Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield.” Virginia Woolf Bulletin of the Virginia
    Woolf Society of Great Britain, 2000 Jan; 3: 9-14.

  • Cohen, Lisa 'Frock Consciousness': Virginia Woolf, the Open Secret, and the
    Language of Fashion.”; Fashion Theory, 1999 June; 3 (2): 149-74.

  • Flynn, Deirdre . “Virginia Woolf's Women and the Fashionable Elite: On Not
    Fitting In.”; pp. 167-73 IN: McVicker, Jeanette (ed. and note); Davis, Laura (ed.
    and note); Johnston, Georgia (introd.); Virginia Woolf and Communities. New
    York, NY: Pace UP; 1999.

  • Edson, Laura Gwyn. “Kicking Off Her Knickers: Virginia Woolf's Rejection of
    Clothing as Realistic Detail.” pp. 119-24 IN: Gillespie, Diane F. (ed.); Hankins,
    Leslie K. (ed.); Virginia Woolf and the Arts: Selected Papers from the Sixth
    Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. New York, NY: Pace UP; 1997.

  • Abbott,Reginald.  “What Mrs. Kilman’s Petticoat Means: Virginia Woolf,
    Shopping, and Spectacle.”  Modern Fiction Studies  38.1 (Spring 1992): 193-
    216.



Resources/ Criticism/ Middle Short Stories
“In the Orchard” (1922)

“The New Dress” (1925)

“Moments of Being: Slater’s
Pins Have no Points” (1926)

The Lady in the Looking Glass:
A Reflection” (1929)
"The Hours"
Digitally Manipulated Image
(1997)
Elisa Kay Sparks