Archive for November 11th, 2018

Louise DeSalvo, Virginia Woof and feminist scholar, essayist and memoir writer, died Oct. 31 in Montclair, New Jersey. She was 76.

In Woolf circles, the professor of English and creative writing at Hunter College was probably best known for her book Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work (1989). The Women’s Review of Books named it one of the most important books of the 20th century.

Read her full obituary in The New York Times or the family’s version where condolences can be left in the Montclair, N.J. Star-Ledger.


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