Archive for December 14th, 2012

I feel as though I am missing something. But the writers who reference Woolf must be busy with their holiday preparations, as there is only a dusting of Woolf sightings this week.

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  1. Virginia Woolf made her gayXtra.ca
    “One of my recurring jokes, because I just create jokes that explain how this all came to be, is that Janet McTeer in Portrait of a Marriage made me gay, or Virginia Woolfmade me gay,” Perovic says. Incidental Music Lydia Perovic Inanna $22.95. Share 
  2. A Second BirthBrooklyn Rail
    When winter comes, I find myself drawn to books with a strong authorial voice that matches my inward thoughts: Swann’s Way, by Marcel Proust; To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf; The Lover, by Marguerite Duras, to name just a few. Joining these is Kim ..
  3. Murderous Little World, 89.3 KPCC
    … Linda Bouchard is based on poems by MacArthur genius Anne Carson from her collection Men in the Off Hours (2001)—notable for blending free verse with prose and reinventions of figures such as Lazarus, Sigmund Freud, Virginia Woolf and Hokusai
  4. The Lure of the Writer’s CabinVW's writing Lodge, New York Times (blog)
    A standard Internet search can quickly yield images of the writing rooms (cabins, huts, sheds) of legendary scriveners: Dylan Thomas, Virginia Woolf, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Roald Dahl, Carl Jung, Henry Thoreau and — a writer of a markedly different sort 
  5. IoS paperback review: To the River, By Olivia Laing, The Independent
    In it, Laing describes a walk along the length of the River Ouse in Sussex, interlacing her travelogue with the story of Virginia Woolf, who drowned herself there in 1941. Though Laing’s reflections on the connection between psychology and water are 
  6. This Thing Called LifeAbout – News & Issues
    In Virginia Woolf‘s Mrs. Dalloway, the heroine spends her day preparing for a party. She collects flowers, prepares her clothing, and makes all the arrangements; but she also carefully recollects her past–loves and loss 

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