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The Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain began its celebration of our beloved author’s 139th birthday virtually on Saturday via Zoom with Professor Maggie Humm’s talk on “The significance of birthdays to Virginia Woolf.” Members toasted Woolf and shared favorite quotes from her work. The Society also shared this quote and photo on its Facebook […]

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Virginia Woolf would have been 140 today. So today, as we near the end of year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems fitting to look at the moody diary entry she wrote a day after her fifty-ninth birthday in 1941, when she, Leonard, and the rest of the world were living through year two […]

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Tomorrow, Jan. 25, is Virginia Woolf’s birthday. And you can celebrate by joining a conversation about her life and work between the late Cecil Woolf, nephew of Leonard and Virginia, and his wife Jean Moorcroft Wilson. Filmed in 2015, the light-hearted conversation between the publisher and the noted author of biographer of World War I […]

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Today would be Virginia Woolf’s 138th birthday. Garrison Keillor features her in today’s “The Writer’s Almanac,” a nice tribute. But the most high profile tribute on the occasion of her birthday was in 2018, when she was honored by a Google Doodle. Created by London-based illustrator Louise Pomeroy, it generated a lot of publicity for Woolf, […]

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The Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain will celebrate Virginia Woolf’s birthday on Saturday, Jan. 25, with its 21st annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture featuring Claire Davison “Singing Songs of Sixpence? Virginia Woolf, Ethel Smyth and the languages of music.” Davison is Professeur de Literature Moderniste, University Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris. Lecture: 2 p.m; doors open […]

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