Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature

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moments, just as our selves are “built up, one on top of another, as plates are piled on a waiter's hand” (308). Orlando “change[s] her skirt for a pair of whipcord breeches, and leather jacket” (315) and contemplates her literary prize for her poem, “The Oak Tree.” Touring the house and grounds she has lived in for close to four centuries, she seeks out the oak tree she has known since she was a lad in 1588; like her, it is still in the prime of its life. An airplane appears in the sky overhead delivering her husband, Shel, the sea captain, who leaps to the ground as the novel closes on the twelfth stroke of midnight, October 11, 1928.


References and Suggested Readings
Abrams, M.H., et al., eds. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 5th ed. Vol. 2. New York: Norton, 1986.
Blain, Virginia, et al., eds. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
Crawford, Anne, et al., eds. The Europa Biographical Dictionary of British Women. Detroit: Gale, 1983.
Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar. No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Vol. 2, Sex Changes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.
———. eds. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 1996.
Kester-Shelton, Pamela, ed. Feminist Writers. Detroit: St. James, 1996.
Rose, Phyllis, ed. The Norton Book of Women's Lives. New York: Norton: 1993.
Summers, Claude J., ed. The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.
Woolf, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. 1928. New York: Harcourt, 1956.
———. A Room of One's Own. 1929. New York: Harcourt, 1957.

See also Austen, Jane; Behn, Aphra; Brontë, Charlotte; Brontë, Emily.

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