Book Chapter: Contradictory Woolf
Just a quick post to announce the publication of my book chapter on Virginia Woolf’s Roger Fry (1940), the Omega Workshops and her contradictory theorising of biography: “But something betwixt … Continue reading
Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture, 28 January 2012
Last Saturday I travelled down to London for the annual Virginia Woolf birthday lecture organised by the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain. Fittingly, the event was held in the … Continue reading
Celebrity Memoirs I: A Tale of Literary Snobbishness?
Certain news stories recur with amusing frequency, and Christmas is a ripe time for Lazarus-like reappearances. Worried by spectres of debt, each year we are warned of the dangers of … Continue reading
“Looking Glasses At Odd Corners”
The title of my blog is taken from Virginia Woolf’s essay, ‘The Art of Biography’. She argues that modern day biographers, living in a world of fast communications and new … Continue reading