Here are some Virginia Woolf sightings recently shared by members of the VWoolf Listserv:
- Book Of A Lifetime: The Waves, By Virginia Woolf – A modern-day review in the April 16 issue of The Independent.
- MSU student writing group sponsors free writing workshop on April 24 – News about a writer’s workshop at Montana State University led by Danell Jones, author of The Virginia Woolf’s Writer’s Workshop.
- “The Writer’s Almanac” with Garrison Keillor – Woolf on Henry James on the April 15 show.
- “MOMA Presents Pictures by Women: A History of Photography” – An article that gives an overview of notable women photographers included in an upcoming MOMA exhibit. Julia Margaret Cameron is mentioned.
- On YouTube, an interview with Jonah Lehrer, author of Proust was a Neuroscientist in which he testifies to the centrality of Woolf’s To the Lighthouse to his love of literature. Then get into Clarissa Dalloway’s head on NPR.
- “Next Big Thing in English: Knowing They Know that You Know” – This article in the April 1 New York Times focuses on the growing interest in cognitive science in English studies. Author Patricia Cohen writes that “Modernist authors like Virginia Woolf are especially challenging because she asks readers to keep up with six different mental states, or what the scholars call levels of intentionality.”
- “Shall We Fight for King and Country?” – An article on the political statesmanship of some members of the Bloomsbury Group.