The Second Common Reader (Paperback)

Annotated Edition

By Virginia Woolf

Mariner Books, 9780156028165, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 13, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/1/1986)

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Here, in twenty-six essays, Woolf writes of English literature in its various forms, including the poetry of Donne; the novels of Defoe, Sterne, Meredith, and Hardy; Lord Chesterfield’s letters and De Quincey’s autobiography. She writes, too, about the life and art of women. Edited and with an Introduction by Andrew McNeillie; Index.

About the Author

VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882–1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels.