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Reading Ritual in The Waves

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The Waves was variously described by Woolf as a ‘playpoem’, a ‘mystical poetical novel’ and ‘something struggled for’. This talk reads the novel in the light of Woolf’s interest in the anthropologist Jane Harrison’s theories of classical culture, art and ritual.

This talk is part of the Virginia Woolf Talks, Lucy Cavendish College series.

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