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Outsiders Together

Outsiders Together: Virginia and Leonard Woolf by Natania Rosenfeld, available from Princeton UP

The first meeting of the Leonard Woolf Society is set for May 24, 2013, at Room G37, Senate House, Malet St., WC1, London. The time and theme will be announced later, according to organizers.

Day Symposium on Leonard Woolf’s The Village in the Jungle was held Saturday, March 9, at Hertford College, Oxford. It was hosted by the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College to mark the centenary of the publication of Leonard Woolf’s path-breaking first novel, set in then Ceylon, The Village in the Jungle (1913).

Read more about the symposium.

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Fashion Mayann

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The women of the Bloomsbury Group, such as Virginia Woolf, inspired the Antonio Marras Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Other Bloomsbury Group-influenced collections : BCBG Max Azria Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (the delicate details and the fabrics of this collection were inspired by the Bloomsbury Group), Burberry by Christopher Bailey Spring/Summer 2005 (this collection was influenced by the English eccentrics from the Bloomsbury Group ; Christopher Bailey also drew inspiration from the Bloomsbury Group for the color palette of Burberry Prorsum’s Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 collection, for the faded tones and the patterns of Burberry Prorsum’s Resort 2013 collection, which specifically referenced the covers of Virginia Woolf’s books, and for the colors and prints of Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear collection), Dries Van Noten Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (Bloomsbury Set-inspired collection), Edeline Lee Spring/Summer 2013 (this collection…

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