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Each October, Equality Forum celebrates LGBT History Month by spotlighting 31 icons who have made notable contributions to society. This year, Virginia Woolf was among them. You can view a video about her iconic status and find links to other Woolf information and resources here and print out a fact sheet about Woolf here. Here are more […]

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I have feminist icons on my mind. That’s why after mentioning them in a recent post on another blog, I keep bumping into examples of who these icons actually are and what they are doing to help us connect with one another. Of course, Virginia Woolf is among them. Consider these examples: On the Web site of The Guardian in […]

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From Newnham College, Cambridge, comes this news via the VW ListServ. “Newnham College, Cambridge, is an extraordinary institution with a distinguished tradition of women’s education and many achievements in the field of literature. With Sylvia Plath, Iris Murdoch, A.S.Byatt, Margaret Drabble, Katharine Whitehorn, Claire Tomalin and Ali Smith among our alumnae, we have much to […]

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Woolf sightings are frequent, both online and in person, testifying to the fact that Virginia Woolf has long been an icon. Here’s one put together by Lois Gilmore, professor of language and literature at Bucks County Community College in Newton, Pa. She set up the display of Woolf items in the campus library in conjunction […]

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What Would Virginia Woolf Do? That’s the name of a Facebook group and a book. And I have to wonder what Woolf would do if she saw either one.  Would she be flattered? Would she be horrified? Would she be angry? Would she be disgusted? Critic Daphne Merkin, a memoirist and cultural critic who is […]

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