Archive for February 16th, 2009

essaysofvirginiawoolf12The long-awaited fifth volume of The Essays of Virginia Woolf, which includes 59 of Woolf’s essays — three of them for the first time — is now out in the U.K.

Edited by Stuart N. Clarke, founding member of the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain and editor of its journal, The Virginia Woolf Bulletin, Volume Five includes essays Woolf wrote from 1929 to 1932. Twenty-six are from The Common Reader: Second Series.

You can read one of the essays, about the love of reading, on The Guardian Web site.You can also read 95 pages of the newly published 700-page volume, here. Included in the online excerpt is Clarke’s Introduction to the volume.

Clarke was interviewed by RTÊ 1 Radio’s “The Arts Show,” and you can listen to that interview here.

The Essays of Virginia Woolf was published Jan. 15 by the Hogarth Press, a member of the Random House Group. To order a copy, click here.

Read a blurb about the book here.

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