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Virginia Woolf

Interviews and Recollections

  • J. H. Stape

Part of the Macmillan Interviews and Recollections book series (IR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Woolf Observed

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vanessa Bell
      Pages 3-8
    3. Dame Janet Vaughan
      Pages 9-12
    4. Siegfried Sassoon
      Pages 12-13
    5. E. E. Duncan-Jones, U. K. N. Stevenson
      Pages 14-15
    6. Kathleen Raine
      Pages 15-17
    7. G. E. Easdale
      Pages 17-20
    8. Enid Bagnold
      Pages 20-21
  3. Moments of Being

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. J. H. Stape
      Pages 25-26
    3. Berta Ruck
      Pages 26-27
    4. J. H. Stape
      Pages 27-29
    5. Arnold Bennett
      Pages 29-30
    6. Beatrice Webb
      Pages 30-33
    7. Vita Sackville-West
      Pages 34-36
    8. Cyril Connolly
      Pages 37-37
    9. J. H. Stape
      Pages 39-42
  4. Among Friends

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Gerald Brenan
      Pages 45-50
    3. Osbert Sitwell
      Pages 50-52
    4. Logan Pearsall Smith
      Pages 52-70
    5. Nigel Nicolson
      Pages 73-78
    6. Vita Sackville-West, Harold Nicolson
      Pages 78-82
  5. Bloomsbury

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Gerald Brenan
      Pages 85-92
    3. Frances Partridge
      Pages 92-93
    4. Clive Bell
      Pages 93-112
  6. At the Hogarth Press

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. John Houseman
      Pages 115-117
    3. Elizabeth Hepworth
      Pages 117-119
    4. Richard Kennedy
      Pages 119-123
    5. John Lehmann
      Pages 124-132
  7. Pen Portraits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Duncan Grant
      Pages 135-139
    3. William Plomer
      Pages 140-144
    4. Marguerite Yourcenar
      Pages 145-146
    5. Leonard Woolf
      Pages 147-151
    6. David Garnett
      Pages 151-168
  8. Woolf Remembered

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Louie Mayer, Angelica Garnett, Elizabeth Bowen
      Pages 171-172
    3. Osbert Sitwell, Dame Ethel Smyth
      Pages 173-175
    4. Lady Oxford
      Pages 176-178
    5. Lord David Cecil
      Pages 178-181
    6. Rose Macaulay
      Pages 181-183
    7. Stephen Spender
      Pages 184-187
    8. Hugh Walpole
      Pages 187-191
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 192-195

About this book

Introduction

This volume provides multi-faceted perspectives on Virginia Woolf as observed and remembered by relatives, close friends, acquaintances and fellow writers. Gathered from scattered sources, the forty-one pieces - some published for the first time - provide an intimate portrait of a fascinating individual who many consider this century's most significant woman writer. This new and varied collection sheds light on the private and public personalities of Virginia Woolf the subtle poetic novelist, the devoted friend and the influential and successful publisher.

Keywords

chronology individual interview knowledge press time Virginia Woolf

Editors and affiliations

  • J. H. Stape
    • 1
  1. 1.Japan Women’s UniversityTokyoJapan

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