01 August 2010

Virginia Woolf & the Arts

As editor Maggie Humm points out in her introduction to this huge collection of scholarly studies, Virginia Woolf spent her entire life surrounded by creative people of all kinds. Her father was an internationally renowned writer (on belle lettres and moutaineering), her sister was a painter, and her friend Roger Fry both a critic and an artist. Virginia Woolf visited contemporary exhibitions, travelled to museums abroad, and participated in aesthetic debates via her prolific output of essays and ... more >>

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