Virginia Woolf

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Flash of genius: how a Cornish lighthouse inspired Virginia Woolf’s fictional icon
St Ives holiday home that planted the seed for English writer’s modernist masterpiece To the Lighthouse has now earned a historic plaque

David Barnett

24, Jul, 2022 @8:45 AM

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After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz review – in praise of visionary women
A chorus of writers and artists, from Virginia Woolf to Lina Poletti, tells a bold, original story of creativity and freedom

Lara Feigel

20, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Olga Neuwirth: Orlando review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Neuwirth’s 2019 opera adapting and updating Virginia Woolf’s story has an outstanding lead in Kate Lindsey although it ultimately feels less than the sum of its parts

Andrew Clements

19, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Top 10 trans love stories | Lauren John Joseph
From Virginia Woolf to Torrey Peters, authors have long been fascinated by the ways we navigate gender and relationships

Lauren John Joseph

18, May, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Orlando review – make a date for Virginia Woolf’s puckish time traveller
Smart, funny adaptation of Woolf’s exploration of multiple selves is pint-sized but faithful, and Taylor McClaine is excellent as the titular lead

Arifa Akbar

10, May, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Top 10 books about performance – the lives of actors and musicians | Imogen Crimp
The challenge of capturing the triumphs and crushing failures of the stage and concert hall in words has been taken on by writers from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf and Eimear McBride

Imogen Crimp

27, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Top 10 mirrored lives in fiction
From Oscar Wilde to Daisy Johnson, parallel lives – and what they say about choices and circumstance – have long been a source of fascination and inspiration for novelists

Alex Hyde

23, Mar, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Bleak as it is, Euphoria has made cult teen TV finally grow up | Rebecca Nicholson
Zendaya is brilliant, but it’s all too harrowing for those of us still traumatised by Neighbours’ Karl/Izzy/Susan love triangle

Rebecca Nicholson

05, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘I felt different as a child. I was nearly mute’: Elena Ferrante in conversation with Elizabeth Strout
The author of the Neapolitan quartet and the Pulitzer prize-winning novelist discuss identity, ambition, truth – and the ‘convulsive’ urge to write

Elena Ferrante and Elizabeth Strout

05, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Planned Virginia Woolf statue challenged as insensitive
Memorial to novelist would be by Thames, which would evoke her suicide by drowning

Harry Taylor

20, Nov, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Elif Shafak: ‘Reading Orlando was like plunging into a cold but beautifully blue sea’
The novelist on her love of Virginia Woolf, being inspired by HG Wells and how Jack Kerouac’s ego puts her off his books

Elif Shafak

05, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on habits: a pandemic of lost routines | Editorial
Editorial: Never before have our daily routines been so comprehensively cancelled. But we need good habits and must rebuild them

Editorial

31, Oct, 2021 @6:25 PM

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