Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf's Intellectual Call to Arms for Women
August 27, 2014

“I will not cease from mental fight,” Blake wrote. Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it.

Virginia Woolf Wonders What Greatness Jane Austen's Death Prevented
December 16, 2013

Virginia Woolf thought Austen had six more novels left to write.

Virginia Woolf Called for Sainthood for Samuel Johnson
January 6, 1926
October 29, 2013

On this day in 1740, the Scottish author and lawyer James Boswell was born.

Life Itself
August 27, 1927

One could wish that the psychoanalysts would go into the question of diary-keeping. For often it is the one mysterious fact in a life otherwise as cle