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Woolf’s crotchets: textual cryogenics in to the lighthouse

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Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse (1927) is – as is well known – punctuated by a number of angular vertical marks. Within these marks, which are the square brackets known as crotchets (as opposed to the round brackets known as lunulae), certain events take place. A man, reading Virgil, blows out a candle. Another man misses his wife who has just died. A young woman gets married. She dies after childbirth. Young men are killed by a shell in a war. The first ma...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/0950236X.2014.925493

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Textual Practice Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
6
Pages:
949-967
Publication date:
2014-10-30
Acceptance date:
2014-01-01
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1470-1308
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655382
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2019-04-01

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