Aurora Leigh. Offprint fromThe Yale Review, June 1931 Stock Code: 46203
First printing of this appreciation of Elizabeth Barret Browning's Aurora Leigh (1856). Woolf's essay was reprinted and slightly revised in TLS on 2 July 1931; The Common Reader: Second Series, 1932; and in the Collected Essays, Vol. I, 1966. In this essay Woolf analyses Browning's work and writing form, and wonders why it has "left no successors", suggesting the reason to be the "conservatism or the timidity" of contemporary poets (Goldman, p.82.)
Octavo, pp. 677-690. Tear-sheets side-stapled in original blue printed wrappers.
Slight creasing to edges, a little light foxing.
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