Recommended UK Paperback Editions of Virginia Woolf’s Works

Note: There is no guarantee that all of these are currently in print. Only the date of first paperback publication is given; books may have been reprinted subsequently. Where more than one edition is listed, they are listed in order of (sometimes tentative) recommendation, having regard to text, notes and introduction.

Major works (separate editions)

THE VOYAGE OUT 1915

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JANE WHEARE, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [vii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[xxxvi] Introduction; pp. xxxvii-[xxxviii] Further Reading; pp. xxxix-[xl] A Note on the Text; pp. 355-[373] Notes; p. 375 Appendix I [Textual Variants]; pp. 376-[383] Appendix II: Chapter XVI [US edition]
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LORNA SAGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxix Introduction; p. xxx Note on the Text; pp. xxxi-xxxiii Select Bibliography; pp. xxxiv-xxxvi A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 438-445 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

‘THE DEFINITIVE EDITION EDITED BY ELIZABETH HEINE,VINTAGE BOOKS
Pp. vii-xiii Introduction by Angelica Garnett; p. xiv Publisher’s Note; pp. 399-452 Virginia Woolf’s Revisions of The Voyage Out [by Elizabeth Heine]; pp. 453-463 Textual Variants
Published 1992

• NIGHT AND DAY 1919

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JULIA BRIGGS, PENGUIN BOOKS
Pp. [vi-vii] [map:] Central London in the mid-twenties; p. [ix] Bibliographical Note; pp. xi-[xxxv] Introduction; pp. xxxvi-[xxxviii] Further Reading; pp. xxxix-[xli] A Note on the Text; p. [xlii] note; p. [1] facsimile title-page of first English edition; pp. 435-[453] Notes.
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SUZANNE RAITT, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxvii Introduction; p. xxviii Note on the Text; pp. xxix-xxxi Select Bibliography; pp. xxxii-xxxiv A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 536-547 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

• JACOB’S ROOM 1922

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY SUE ROSE, PENGUIN BOOKS
Pp. [vi-vii] [map:] Central London in the mid-twenties; p. [ix] Bibliographical Note; pp. xi-[xliii] Introduction; pp. xlv-[xlvi] Further Reading; pp. xlvii-[xlviii] A Note on the Text; pp. 157-[187] Notes; p. [188] Appendix I [Textual Variants]; pp. 189-[192] Appendix II: ‘A Woman’s College from Outside’
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY KATE FLINT, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxviii Introduction; p. xxix Note on the Text; pp. xxx-xxxii Select Bibliography; pp. xxxiii-xxxv A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 248-253 Explanatory Notes; pp. 254-270 Appendix: Excerpts from the holograph draft of the novel.
Published 1992

• MRS. DALLOWAY 1925

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVID BRADSHAW, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; A Map of Mrs Dalloway’s London; Explanatory Notes.
To be published 1999 or 2000

INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY ELAINE SHOWALTER, TEXT EDITED BY STELLA McNICHOL, PENGUIN BOOKS
Pp. [vi-vii] [map:] Central London in the mid-twenties; p. [ix] Bibliographical Note; pp. xi-[xlviii] Introduction; pp. xlix-li Further Reading; pp. liii-lv A Note on the Text; pp. 215-[225] Notes; pp. 227-[232] Appendix [Substantive Emendations].
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

‘DEFINITIVE COLLECTED EDITION EDITED BY G. PATTON WRIGHT, VINTAGE BOOKS
Pp. vii-xv Introduction by Angelica Garnett; p. [xvii] Publisher’s Note; pp. 173-181 Note on Editorial Method; Appendices: pp. 183-199 I: List of Textual Variants; pp. 200-205 II: List of Emendations; pp. 206-215 III: Textual Notes; pp. 216-218 IV: Word Divisions; p. 219 Acknowledgements.
Issued 1992.

• TO THE LIGHTHOUSE 1927

TEXT EDITED BY STELLA McNICHOL WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY HERMIONE LEE, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [vii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[xliii] Introduction; pp. xlv-[xlvi] Further Reading; pp. xlvii-[xlix] A Note on the Text; p. [l] note; p. [1] facsimile of the title-page of the first English edition; pp. 227-[259] Notes; pp. 260-[262] Appendix I [Emendations]; pp. 263-[268] Appendix II [Textual Variants]
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARGARET DRABBLE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxxi Introduction; pp. xxxii-xxxvi Note on the Text; pp. xxxvii-xxxix Select Bibliography; pp. xl-xlii A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 282-285 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

EDITED BY SANDRA KEMP, ROUTLEDGE
P. [ix] Acknowledgements; p. [x] Abbreviation; pp. 1-29 Introduction; pp. 193-196 A note on the text; pp. 197-218 Critical commentary; pp. 219-222 Select bibliography; pp. 223-227 Notes.
Published 1995

PENGUIN POPULAR CLASSICS, PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1996 at ?v1.
Of interest because this is the only reprint of the first US edition to be issued in the UK.

• ORLANDO: A BIOGRAPHY 1928

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RACHEL BOWLBY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xlvii Introduction; p. xlviii Note on the Text and Illustrations; pp. xlix-li Select Bibliography; pp. lii-liv A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 318-340 Explanatory Notes; pp. 341-345 List of Names.
Published 1992

EDITED BY BRENDA LYONS WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY SANDRA M. GILBERT, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [v] Facsimile of the dust-jacket of the first English edition; p. [ix] Bibliographical Note; pp. xi-[xl] Introduction; pp. xli-[xliii] Further Reading; pp. xliv-[xlvi] A Note on the Text; pp. xlvii-[xlix] A Note on the Illustrations; p. [l] illustration; p. [1] facsimile of the title-page of the first English edition; pp. 233-[264] Notes; pp. 265-[273] Appendix [Textual Variants]
Published 1993 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

• THE WAVES 1931

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY GILLIAN BEER, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxxvi Introduction; p. xxxvii Note on the Text; pp. xxxviii-xl Select Bibliography; pp. xli-xliii A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 249-260 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY KATE FLINT, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [vii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[xl] Introduction; pp. xli-[xliii] Further Reading; pp. xlv-[xlvi] A Note on the Text; pp. 229-[239] Notes; pp. 240-[241] Appendix [Textual Variants].
Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

• FLUSH: A BIOGRAPHY 1933

OXFORD WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY KATE FLINT,OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xliv Introduction; pp. xlv-xlvi Note on the Text; pp. xlvii-xlix Select Bibliography; pp. l-lii A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 116-132 Editor’s Notes.
Published 1998

• THE YEARS 1937

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JERI JOHNSON, PENGUIN BOOKS
Pp. [vi-vii] [map:] Central London; p. [viii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[xxxix] Introduction; pp. xl-[xliii] Further Reading; pp. xliv-[xlvi] A Note on the Text; pp. 319-[359] Notes; pp. 361-[401] Appendix: ‘Two Enormous Chunks’
Published 1998 in Penguin Twentieth Century Classics
THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HERMIONE LEE AND NOTES BY SUE ASBEE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxviii Introduction; pp. xxix-xxxiv Note on the Text; pp. xxxv-xxxviii Select Bibliography; pp. xxxix-xli A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 414-466 Appendix [‘Two Enormous Chunks’]; pp. 467-481 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

• BETWEEN THE ACTS 1941

INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY GILLIAN BEER, TEXT EDITED BY STELLA McNICHOL, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [vii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[xxxv] Introduction; p. [xxxvii] Further Reading; pp. xxxix-xl A Note on the Text; pp. 131-[145] Notes; pp. 147-[150] Appendix [Substantive Emendations]. Published 1992 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FRANK KERMODE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface; pp. xii-xxxiv Introduction; p. xxxv Note on the Text; pp. xxxvi-xxxviii Select Bibliography; pp. xxxix-xli A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; pp. 198-203 Explanatory Notes.
Published 1992

 

Major works (composite editions)

• A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN 1929; THREE GUINEAS 1938

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY MICHELE BARRETT, PENGUIN BOOKS
P. [vii] Bibliographical Note; pp. ix-[liii] Introduction; p. [liv] Acknowledgements; pp. lv-[lvi] Further Reading; pp. lvii-[lxi] A Note on the Texts; pp. 105-[114] Editor’s Notes to A Room of One’s Own; p. [116] List of Illustrations to Three Guineas; pp. 325-[334] Editor’s Notes to Three Guineas; pp. [335]-336 Appendix I: The Three GuineasScrapbooks; pp. [337]-354 illustrations and text of Appendix I; p. [355] typescript facsimile; pp. 356-[361] Appendix II: Professions for Women; pp. 362-[365] Appendix III: Variants for Three Guineas. Published 1993 in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

THE WORLD’S CLASSICS, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MORAG SHIACH, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pp. vii-xi Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode; pp. xii-xxviii Introduction; p. xxix Note on the Text; pp. xxx-xxxii Select Bibliography; pp. xxxiii-xxxv A Chronology of Virginia Woolf; p. [152] List of Illustrations to Three Guineas; pp. 415-421 Explanatory Notes to A Room of One’s Own; pp. 422-426 Bibliography of Works Cited in Three Guineas; pp. 427-433 Explanatory Notes to Three Guineas. Published 1992

• MRS. DALLOWAY 1925; TO THE LIGHTHOUSE 1927; THE WAVES 1931

COLLECTED NOVELS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY STELLA McNICHOL, MACMILLAN
Pp. vii-ix A Note on the Text; pp. 1-32 Introduction; pp. 509-525 notes.
Published 1992

 

Other works

• A COCKNEY’S FARMING EXPERIENCES [1973]
INTRODUCTION BY SUZANNE HENIG, CECIL WOOLF, LONDON P. 3 Preface by Suzanne Henig; pp. 4-14 Introduction; pp. 15-21 Text of A Cockney’s Farming Experiences; pp. 21-32 Text of Experiences of a Pater-familias.
Published 1994 as No. [1] in the Bloomsbury Heritage series.

• THE FLIGHT OF THE MIND 1975
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME I: 1888-1912, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMAN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1993

• MOMENTS OF BEING 1976
EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JEANNE SCHULKIND, SECOND EDITION, GRAFTON BOOKS, A DIVISION OF THE COLLINS PUBLISHING GROUP
P. [7] Preface to the Second Edition; pp. 9-13 Editor’s Note; pp. [15]-29 Introduction; pp. [31]-33, [69]-71, [175]-178, [195]-196, [219]-220 Editor’s Notes; p. [241] Appendix [Alterations to the Text].
Published 1989

• THE QUESTION OF THINGS HAPPENING 1976
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME II: 1912-1922, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMANN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1994

• THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME I 1977
VOLUME I: 1915-1919, INTRODUCED BY QUENTIN BELL, EDITED BY ANNE OLIVIER BELL, PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1979

• A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE 1977
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME III: 1923-1928, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMANN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1994

• THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME II 1978
VOLUME II: 1920-24, EDITED BY ANNE OLIVIER BELL ASSISTED BY ANDREW McNEILLIE, PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1981

• A REFLECTION OF THE OTHER PERSON 1978
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME IV: 1929-1931, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMANN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1994

• THE SICKLE SIDE OF THE MOON 1979
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME V: 1932-1935, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMANN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1994

• THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME III 1980
VOLUME III: 1925-30, EDITED BY ANNE OLIVIER BELL [ASSISTED BY ANDREW McNEILLIE], PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1982

• LEAVE THE LETTERS TILL WE’RE DEAD 1980
THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF VOLUME VI: 1936-1941, EDITOR: NIGEL NICOLSON, ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOANNE TRAUTMANN, HOGARTH PRESS
Issued 1994

• THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME IV 1982
VOLUME IV: 1931-35, EDITED BY ANNE OLIVIER BELL ASSISTED BY ANDREW McNEILLIE, PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1983

• THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME V 1984
VOLUME 5: 1936-41, EDITED BY ANNE OLIVIER BELL ASSISTED BY ANDREW McNEILLIE, PENGUIN BOOKS
Issued 1985

• THE COMPLETE SHORTER FICTION 1985
EDITED BY SUSAN DICK, TRIAD GRAFTONBOOKS, A DIVISION OF HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Pp. [1]-6 Introduction, Note on the Second Edition; pp. [7]-13 Editorial Procedures; p. [14] Acknowledgements; pp. [295]-321 Notes; pp. [322]-324 Appendix A: Cracked Fiddles; pp. [325]-336 Appendix B: The Prime Minister; pp. [337]-361 Appendix C: Incomplete Stories and Sketches; pp. [362]-364 Appendix D: {James}; pp. [365]-367 Appendix E: Bibliographical Summary.
Second (revised and expanded) Edition published 1991
Contents: Phyllis and Rosamond – The Mysterious Case of Miss V. – The Journal of Mistress Joan Martyn – Memoirs of a Novelist – The Mark on the Wall – Kew Gardens – The Evening Party – Solid Objects – Sympathy – An Unwritten Novel – A Haunted House – A Society – Monday or Tuesday – The String Quartet – Blue & Green – A Woman’s College from Outside – In the Orchard – Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street – Nurse Lugton’s Curtain – The Widow and the Parrot: A True Story – The New Dress – Happiness – Ancestors – The Introduction – Together and Apart – The Man Who Loved his Kind – A Simple Melody – A Summing Up (slightly revised) – Moments of Being: ‘Slater’s Pins Have No Points- The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection – The Fascination of the Pool – Three Pictures – Scenes from the Life of a British Naval Officer – Miss Pryme – Ode Written Partly in Prose on Seeing the Name of Cutbush Above a Butcher’s Shop in Pentonville – Portraits – Uncle Vanya – The Duchess and the Jeweller – The Shooting Party – Lappin and Lapinova – The Searchlight (revised) – Gipsy, the Mongrel – The Legacy – The Symbol – The Watering Place.
Appendix C: A Dialogue upon Mount Pentelicus – The Prime Minister – [The Monkeys] – A Dialogue on a Hill – [Theophile] – The Works of Mrs Hemans – Letter to a Lady – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – The Night Walk – The Dog – [Ghosts] – Winter’s Night – Another Sixpence – [English Youth].

• ROGER FRY: A SERIES OF IMPRESSIONS 1994
EDITED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DIANE GILLESPIE, CECIL WOOLF, LONDON
Pp. 3-7 Introduction; pp. 7-11 text; p. 12 Notes.
Published 1994 as No. [2] in the Bloomsbury Heritage series.

 

 

Stuart N. Clarke
September 1999

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