- Virginia Woolf, the academic, Media Newswire (press release)
These have led Professor Susan Sellers to put forward a new slant on Virginia Woolf and her intensely passionate relationship with her artist sister . . . Read “Review of Vanessa and Virginia.”
- On “Middlebrow”, New Yorker (blog)
For our purposes, it’s important to note two key figures in the middlebrow debate:Virginia Woolf, who denounced middlebrows for missing the intrinsic value . . .
- Chapman’s Odyssey, By Paul Bailey, Independent
Virginia Woolf, for example, is referred to primarily as “not much of a listener”. Chapman’s Odyssey is a rewarding curiosity of a book, though hard to . . .
- We Need a Hero, The East Hampton Star
Then, working on her dissertation at the University of Cologne, she realized when she read Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own” that, as she had surmised . . .
- Please Your Shelf, Our Muses, Ourselves: Why Women Like Me Run Away From Home, Huffington Post (blog)
After all, novelist Virginia Woolf proclaimed that every woman needs a room of one’s own to do so. But Susan and I are so exhausted by the time we arrive at . . .
- Newnham College launches new literary archive, Cambridge Network
Inspiration for the new literary archive came from Virginia Woolf who, although she was not a student at Newnham, visited the college at the invitation of . . .
- 100 Artists’ Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists (ed Alex Danchev), Independent
Virginia Woolf cited “on or around December 1910” as when “human character changed” and modernism took hold. FT Marinetti, chief of the Futurists, …
- DJ Taylor: Freedom’s just another word for…, Independent
Virginia Woolf herself could not have been so patronising. Why should a disinclination to read debar you from understanding life, people and the world? . . .
- A typical sandwich, an atypical author, Skidmore News
As high school students struggle through the cryptic prose of Faulkner and Virginia Woolf, they do not realize that “the world” can be explained in simpler . . .
- Troupe takes ‘Alice’ through different looking glass, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
If Wonderland can accommodate readings by both Walt Disney and Virginia Woolf, there’s plenty of room for a fresh look from Off the Wall Theatre . . .
- Review: Stones in His Pockets, Montreal Gazette
Stones in His Pockets, with its sly allusion to the demise of Virginia Woolf in the title, isn’t so much a play as it is a vehicle for the talents of two . . .
- Research shows male writers still dominate books world, The Guardian
John Freeman, the editor of Granta magazine, said he worries about “these gender imbalances a lot”, citing the influence of writers such as Virginia Woolf . . .
- Between maladies and myths: What compels contemporary authors to describe life …, Independent
While in 1926, the bedridden Virginia Woolf wrote about the dearth of literary accounts of illness, the last few decades have seen a growing preoccupation . . .
- The Attack on the Memoir: Not Interested, Says Tobias Wolff!, The Awl
Have you read Virginia Woolf’s short personal essay ‘The Death of the Moth?’ The action takes place over the course of five or ten minutes . . .
- Professor Playlist: Carrie Rohman, Lafayette Online (subscription)
Virginia Woolf by Indigo Girl s- Let’s see, a song about Virginia Woolf by the Indigo Girls. It doesn’t really need much explanation. . . .
- Castro history project selects first 20 honorees, Bay Area Reporter
Four other famous authors were also selected: Gertrude Stein, Oscar Wilde,Tennessee Williams, and Virginia Woolf. Rounding out the group are Christine . . .
- Local book club dedicated to Virginia Woolf, other classic authors, essayists, The Daily Athenaeum
A new book club exclusively featuring the works of author and essayist Virginia Woolf met for the first time this week. The club meets every other month . . .
- Antonioni Project, Stage
… with increasingly diminishing returns, by director Katie Mitchell in her National Theatre shows based on Virginia Woolf and Dostoevsky . . .
- Poet changed utterly by her illness, Irish Times
She refers to the essay On Being Ill , in which Virginia Woolf describes the transformative nature of sickness. “It is like stepping into a different . . .
- Novelist’s struggle to emerge, The Australian
… lack of financial independence, an indifferent publishing environment — those “authentic facts” of gender summed up in Virginia Woolf’s essay on the . . .
- Boost access to mental health treatment, Patriot-News
This group includes such names as Isaac Newton, Ludwig van Beethoven, Abraham Lincoln, Vincent van Gogh, Winston Churchill,Virginia Woolf, Jane Pauley . . .
- A Modern Apostle: The Fry Chronicles, HomepageDaily
As with Virginia Woolf’s novel Jacob’s Room (1922) or Richard Ellmann’s biography of Wilde (1989), Cambridge (or Oxford in the latter case) is acknowledged . . .
- A show of her own, NorthernLife.ca
Fraser’s debut show includes 25 original pieces, inspired by A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. A believer that every women should have a space to . . .
Woolf sightings: Virginia Woolf around the Web
Tuesday 15 February 2011 by Paula Maggio
In less than two weeks, a Google alert for “Virginia Woolf” netted the following links. To view more examples of Woolf spotting online that I have collected during the past few years, visit the Woolf sightings page.