Virginia Woolf — Books & Portraits

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Edited by Mary Lyon:

BOOKS AND PORTRAITS. Some Further Selections from Her Literary and Biographical Writings. 1st edition

London: The Hogarth Press, 1977. 8vo in publishers hardcover with priceclipped jacket. X, 221 pp. Jacket sunned else very good clean copy

CONTENTS: [Part I. Of writing and writers] — In the orchard — A woman’s college from outside — On a faithful friend — English prose — Impressions at Bayreuth — Modes and manners of the nineteenth century — Men and women — Coleridge as critic — Patmore’s criticism — Papers on Pepys — Sheridan — Thomas Hood — Praeterita — Mr. Kipling’s notebook — Emerson’s journals — Thoreau — Herman Melville — Rupert Brooke — The intellectual imagination — These are the plans — Mr. Sassoon’s poems — A Russian schoolboy — A glance at Turgenev — A giant with very small thumbs — Dostoevsky the father — More Dostoevsky — Dostoevsky in Cranford — The Russian background — A scribbling dame — Maria Edgeworth and her circle — Jane Austen and the geese — Mrs. Gaskell — The compromise — Wilcoxiana — The genius of Boswell — Shelley and Elizabeth Hitchener — Literary geography — Flumina Amem Silvasque — Haworth, November 1904 — [Part II. Mainly portraits] — The girlhood of Queen Elizabeth — The diary of a lady in waiting — Queen Adelaide — Elizabeth Lady Holland — Lady Hester Stanhope — The memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt — Lady Strachey — John Delane — Body and brain.

Virginia Woolf — Books & Portraits