The Other Shakespeare by Lea Rachel: Book Review

(Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) The Other Shakespeare is a novel inspired by Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own. As anyone who is familiar with A Room of One’s Own knows, it’s a nonfiction essay about women writers which introduces a fictional character … Read more

The Bloomsbury Group Memoir Club by S.P. Rosenbaum: Book Review

(Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) The Bloomsbury Group Memoir Club by S.P. Rosenbaum explores a little known aspect of the Bloomsbury Group. Although not much is known about the Memoir Club and hardly any documents about it have survived, Rosenbaum, a noted Bloomsbury Group … Read more

Virginia Woolf’s Garden by Caroline Zoob: Book Review

(Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Virginia Woolf’s Garden is a fascinating look not only at the sprawling garden at Virginia’s country home, Monk’s House in Rodmell, but also at the effect the garden had on her life and work. Although I’ve been reading Virginia’s … Read more

How Virginia Woolf Inspired the Bechdel Test

Some people might be surprised to know that the Bechdel Test was indirectly inspired by Virginia Woolf’s non-fiction book A Room of One’s Own, which was published in 1929. The Bechdel Test is a famous feminist benchmark for movies which first originated in a comic strip by Alison Bechdel in 1985. The test uses three … Read more

Mrs. Ramsay’s Ephemeral Art in To The Lighthouse

The following is a guest post by Kitti Tóth. Tóth is a PhD student in Modern English and American Doctoral Programme at Budapest, Eötvös Loránd University. She became a Woolf enthusiast when she was an undergraduate student. She is currently working on her dissertation in which she examines the role(s) of art and artistic activity … Read more

The Private Sphere in May Sinclair’s The Divine Fire & Virginia Woolf’s Night and Day

The following is a guest post by Kirsty Hewitt. Hewitt is in her final year of a Research Master’s degree at the University of Glasgow, following a taught Master’s at King’s College London. She is currently writing a dissertation which examines the female body and mind through work by Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf, Katherine … Read more

Stream of Consciousness as a Literary Technique

The following is a guest post by Kitti Tóth. Tóth is a PhD student in Modern English and American Doctoral Programme at Budapest, Eötvös Loránd University. She became a Woolf enthusiast when she was an undergraduate student. She is currently working on her dissertation in which she examines the role(s) of art and artistic activity … Read more

Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf

(Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Virginia Woolf published her nonfiction book Three Guineas on June 2, 1938 as a sequel to A Room Of One’s Own. The book’s original title was Professions for Women and it was intended to be a novel-essay with alternating … Read more

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

(Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) The Waves, published on October 8, 1931, is considered one of Virginia Woolf‘s most experimental novels. Instead of a plot-driven story, the stream-of-consciousness novel is told in a series of soliloquies by its many characters. The book is one … Read more