Archive for April 18th, 2012

Bitch magazine has taken on Virginia Woolf. Well, not the real Woolf. And not exactly “taken on.” But the feminist magazine has published an online review of Alexandra Harris’s biography of Woolf.

In the publication’s “BiblioBitch” column, writer Katie Presley calls the Harris biography “bold” for presenting Woolf’s work and life in just 10 short chapters totaling 192 pages. Read the full review: “BiblioBitch: `Virginia Woolf,’ Abridged and Alluring.”

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Just saw this exciting news on Facebook: Anne Fernald will be one of several writers and public figures who will speak about favorite Virginia Woolf novel To the Lighthouse on April 24 at 7 p.m. at McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St. in New York City.

The event is billed as part book club, part lecture, part show and part social occasion. Read more at Ask Me About…To The Lighthouse | McNally Jackson Books.

Fernald is associate professor and director of writing and composition and writing at Fordham University. She blogs at Fernham. She is the author of Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader (Palgrave 2006) and recently completed a new annotated Cambridge edition of Mrs. Dalloway.

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