Monica Latham – Rewriting Mrs Dalloway

After meticulously tracing the genesis of Woolf’s most iconic novel so as to examine the production of Woolf’s idiosyncratic Dalloway-esque signature, A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism sets out to explore its reproduction by a variety of postmodernist and neomodernist Anglo-American writers who are either openly indebted to Woolf’s novel or covertly influenced by it.

Dana Badulescu – Bloomsbury and the notion of space

The purpose of this paper is to explore the complex ways in which Bloomsbury artists approached space, challenging and blurring the boundaries between the domestic/private domain and the public sphere, and also between life and art.

Jacques Rancière – Rationalité et modernité – contient un essai sur Woolf

Les fictions emblématiques de la modernité littéraire détruisent ce qui faisait depuis Aristote le principe même de la fiction : l’enchaînement des actions selon la nécessité ou la vraisemblance. […] En récusant cette structure de rationalité, la fiction nouvelle témoignait d’un bouleversement qui mettait à bas la hiérarchie des formes de vie.

Edited by Claire Davison-Pégon & Anne-Marie Smith-Di Biasio – « The implications of Woolf’s contemporaneity »

The present volume seeks to explore the implications of Woolf’s contemporaneity in terms of her own era and of ours. By looking at how one can grasp the meaning of one’s time from within and without, it traces ways in which her fictional as well as non-fictional works reflect on or engage with those forms of untimeliness or out-of-timeness in the present which enable an author to see its shadows or perceive its obscurity.