Articles examine authors who were celebrities to those who knew nothing of their work: Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolfe
Women's rights have been a debatable topic since the days of Virginia Woolfe
and Huda Sha'rawi, the Egyptian feminist who broke new ground in the 1920s and 1930s.
There's so much to do in the nearby area, check out the literary history in Bloomsbury, where Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolfe
used to live or see world treasures at the British Museum.
* Suzanne Bellamy, The University of Sydney, on the first academic study of Virginia Woolfe
's entire works, produced in 1942 shortly after her death, by a University of Sydney Master of Arts student, Nuri Mass
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe
?, Up'n' Running Theatre, Lamp Tavern, Barford Street, Birmingham(Nov26-29).
Writers Thomas Hardy, Bertolt Brecht, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, Henrik Ibsen, Virginia Woolfe
and Mark Twain were all nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature - but none of them won.
Linked by the Virginia Woolfe
novel Mrs Dolloway, she is one of three major characters in a film that also stars Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore.
However, British director Stephen Daldry's portrayal of Virginia Woolfe
has impressed the critics and the picture has attracted no less than seven Golden Globe nominations, which are usually regarded as the biggest tips for the Oscars proper which take place this year on March 23.
In his lucid and well-argued contribution to the SUNY Series in Postmodern Culture, Paul Maltby takes as his focus the brief, precarious, and assumedly transformative literary moments of insight -- what William Wordsworth called "spots of time," Thomas Hardy labeled "moments of vision," James Joyce referred to as "epiphanies," and Virginia Woolfe
noted as "exquisite moments." As many critical studies have already demonstrated, these textual events are an intrinsic part of many Romantic and high-modernist works.