Born on this day in 1882, Virginia Woolf is one of the best loved and most admired writers of the twentieth century.
We are excited to share our latest Vintage Woolf Classics, including some previously unseen covers.
Typescripts eight and nine of “Time Passes” section from Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse. (via violentwavesofemotion)
Virginia Woolf’s dedication of “Night And Day” to her sister, Vanessa Bell.
Breaking down the real fan bases for The Great Gatsby, Mrs Dalloway & Lolita
“The woman’s poised, serene appearance is belied only by her hair. She has struggled to reign it in, but like her restless, unfathomable thoughts, it refuses to be tamed”
“But to continue the story of my professional experiences. I made one pound ten and six by my first review; and I bought a Persian cat with the proceeds. Then I grew ambitious. A Persian cat is all very well, I said; but a Persian cat is not enough. I must have a motor car. And it was thus that I became a novelist—for it is a very strange thing that people will give you a motor car if you will tell them a story. It is a still stranger thing that there is nothing so delightful in the world as telling stories. It is far pleasanter than writing reviews of famous novels.” —Virginia Woolf, Women and Writing
The only surviving recording of Virginia Woolf’s voice.