Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

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

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

December 12, 2011 · 6 Comments

“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

October 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

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