Virginia Woolf and race was the topic of a recent discussion on the Virginia Woolf Listserv. Here are some of the sources readers and scholars suggested:
- Jane Marcus’s book Hearts of Darkness
- Patricia McManus article “The “Offensiveness’ of Virginia Woolf: From a Moral to a Political Reading” in Woolf Studies Annual 14 (2008)
- Laura Doyle’s chapter titled “Voyaging Beyond the Race Mother: Melymbrosia and To the Lighthouse” in her book Bordering on the Body: The Racial Matrix of Modern Fiction and Culture. Oxford University Press, 1994.
- Work by Urmila Seshagiri, including “Orienting Virginia Woolf: Race, Aesthetics, and Politics in To the Lighthouse”
- Gretchen Gerzina’s work on Bloomsbury/Woolf and race
- Anna Snaith work on Bloomsbury/Woolf and race.