Virginia Woolf | Critical Essay by Susan Clements

This literature criticism consists of approximately 18 pages of analysis & critique of Virginia Woolf.
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SOURCE: Clements, Susan. “The Point of ‘Slater's Pins’: Misrecognition and the Narrative Closet.” Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 13, no. 1 (spring 1994): 15-26.

In the following essay, Clements regards “Slater's Pins Have No Points” as an “emblematic representation” of difficulties faced by lesbian writers and focuses “on the destructive and ultimately self-effacing practice of misrecognition.”

“Chloe liked Olivia,” I read. And then it struck me how immense a change was there. Chloe liked Olivia perhaps for the first time in literature.

—Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own1

Ideology “acts” or “functions” in such a way that it … “transforms” the individuals into subjects … by that very precise operation I have...

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