"Come along, quick, quick, don't keep father waiting" : family drama in Edna O'Brien's Virginia

Source document: Brno studies in English. 2008, vol. 32, iss. 1, pp. [99]-111
Extent
[99]-111
  • ISSN
    1211-1791
Type: Article
Language
English
License: Not specified license
Abstract(s)
The article draws attention to Edna O'Brien's play Virginia (1980), a biographical play sweeping through the life of Virginia Woolf from her early childhood to her death in 1941. The purpose of the article is twofold: to trace the family drama of Virginia in relation to Woolf's biography and read O'Brien's choices in creating the play as postmodern pastiche.
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