Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within

“Lounsberry establishes how central to Woolf’s personal and creative being was diary-writing.”—Panthea Reid, author of Art and Affection: A Life of Virginia Woolf   “A tour de force. Insightfully retraces Woolf’s movement from joyful confidence to restless struggles, persuasively illustrates the antiwar nature of all of Woolf’s work during the 1930s, and movingly interprets Woolf’s last … Continue reading Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within

Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf

Written by Barbara Lounsberry, author of Becoming Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path; and Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within. The great English writer and thinker Virginia Woolf kept a diary from age 14 until four days before her suicide in 1941. Woolf’s beloved works—Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, A Room of One’s Own—always … Continue reading Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf