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VW Bibliography coverAnyone who ever consulted a Virginia Woolf bibliography would be likely to recognize the name B. J. Kirkpatrick. News of her May death came late to the Virginia Woolf Listserv. It arrived today.

Kirkpatrick, Royal Anthropological Institute librarian and bibliographer of Virginia Woolf, died May 24, 2007, at Broadstairs, Kent, England.

The news was sent by Stuart Clarke, who collaborated with her on her third edition of A Bibliography of Virginia Woolf. Published in 1997, the bibliography was praised in reviews by Woolf scholars, including the late Julia Briggs.

Brownlee Jean Kirkpatrick was born in Grahamstown, South Africa, on January, 27, 1919. Read the obituary in The Independent. 

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