Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.<i>-Virginia Woolf</i>

Los Angeles

A Room of One's Own events

This year, five locations are opening their doors to artists, writers and academics. This is part of our Women and Power programme and is based on …

Travel (UK)

Do You Use Somebody’s First Name or Last Name? The Answer Speaks Volumes.

In a professional setting, referring to someone by last name only conveys more eminence—and it’s more common for discussing men than women<p>When discussing prominent figures in literature, we may mention such giants as Jane Austen, Hemingway, Dickens and Virginia Woolf. In contemporary politics, …

Angela Merkel

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird and Wonderful Objects

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items of literary paraphernalia available at the …

New York Public Library

Plays: 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'

Casting ''Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," a play. Director states: "non-professional production rights secured through Dramatists Play Services, …

Virginia Woolf

All-Female Glengarry Glen Ross, Directed by Amy Morton, to Arrive on Broadway

David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning play <i>Glengarry Glen Ross</i> is returning to Broadway in a production like you've never seen before. The new staging, …

Tony Awards

Does Literature Help Us Live?

American literary critic Kenneth Burke once described literature as “equipment for living.” But at the blog of the New York Review of Books, literary …

Literature

Anne Olivier Bell, Editor of Virginia Woolf Diaries, Dies at 102

Anne Olivier Bell, who edited the diaries of Virginia Woolf into five landmark volumes and was a rare surviving link to the Bloomsbury Group, the coterie of English artists and intellectuals prominent in the first half of the last century, died on July 18 at her home in Firle, England. She was …

Literature

Photographer Who Secretly Donated Millions to Artists for Decades Reveals Herself

<i>Cross-posted from Fstoppers</i><br>[by Alex Cooke]<p>Imagine getting a call out of the blue telling you that you were being given $25,000 by an anonymous donor …

Art

Anonymous was... artist Susan Unterberg

After decades of mystery, the New York-based artist Susan Unterberg has revealed that she is the founder and patron behind the annual Anonymous Was A …

Art

Sweepstakes – What Would Virginia Woolf Do?

<b>Entry Period:</b> The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00pm EST on 7/20/2018 and ends at 11:15 pm EST on 8/16/2018 (“Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or …

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Anne Olivier Bell, art historian – obituary

Anne Olivier Bell, who has died aged 102, was an art historian who married Virginia Woolf’s nephew and biographer, Quentin Bell, and became uniquely expert in the history of the Bloomsbury Group. A woman of great warmth, unquenchable optimism and robust humour who combined brisk practicality with …

Obituaries

Former Beverly Hills home to late actress Elizabeth Taylor for sale at $15.9 million

A Beverly Hills home once lived in by Elizabeth Taylor has been put on the market for $15.9 million.<p>The home has not been on the market for the past …

Real Estate

Is Virginia Woolf’s THE WAVES a Beach Read?

V. Dubs and IIn Edward Albee’s play <i>Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</i>, one of the characters sings “Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?” to the tune of …

Literature

How Raúl Esparza Wound Up Leading the Cast of Virginia Woolf’s The Waves Onstage

It may have taken 30 years and some star power, but Woolf’s famed novelhits the stage as a musical.<p>Thirty years ago, writer Lisa Peterson teamed up …

Tony Awards

The Morning Report: 7/17/18 | Valet.

This is the story of a family's financial collapse and the crippling effects of long-term debt.<p>“<p><i>Was it my fault for not having the foresight to</i> …

Virginia Woolf

The Odd Literary Paraphernalia of the New York Public Library’s Berg Collection

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items available to inspect at the eclectic Berg Collection—if you have an appointment.<p>On the third floor of the New York Public Library, off of a quiet, marble-tiled hallway, is the Berg Reading …

Literature

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird Objects

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items of literary paraphernalia available at the …

New York Public Library

Arcola Theatre And Forward Arena Present A New Adaptation Of Virginia Woolf's MRS DALLOWAY

Arcola Theatre and Forward Arena today announce Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, a new adaptation by Hal Coase. Directed by Thomas Bailey, co-Artistic …

Edinburgh Festival

Hamptons Home of Playwright Edward Albee Asks $20 Million

The late Tony and Pulitzer-winning creator of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ lived part time at the waterfront Montauk, N.Y., home that comes with a tennis court and pool.<p>An oceanfront Montauk, N.Y., home long owned by the late playwright Edward Albee is coming on the market for $20 million.<p>If …

Playwrights

A Captivating, Witty Novel About Virginia Woolf

Assembled as a series of letters, diary entries, and telegrams, Priya Parmar’s VANESSA AND HER SISTER is a literary, witty, visceral, and captivating …

Books

Six Vibrators We Don’t Leave Home Without

The post Six Vibrators We Don’t Leave Home Without appeared first on What Would Virginia Woolf Do? .

Leave Home

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird Objects

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items of literary paraphernalia available at the New York Public Library's Berg Collection—if you have an appointment.

Literature

The Maxamoo Podcast Discusses FRUIT TRILOGY, EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF, FAIRVIEW, and DESPERATE MEASURES

On the latest Maxamoo podcast, Liz, Aurin, and Jose discuss what they've seen on the stage lately, including Fruit Trilogy, Everyone's Fine with …

New York City

Our Top 10 Books on Forgiveness and Healing

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Books

Frida Kahlo, Virginia Woolf and Beyonce have inspired this wedding dress collection

Frida Kahlo is one of several empowered, strong women to have inspired Grace Love Lace's latest wedding dress collection. The non-conformist artist - who is currently the subject of a long-awaited exhibition at the V&A - has influenced the brand's creative director, Megan Ziems, in creating the …

Weddings

Sheep in Woolf's Clothing: Elevator Repair Service's Everyone's Fine with Virginia Woolf by Helen Shaw

Annie McNamara in <i>Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf</i>. Photo by Joan Marcus.<p>The lovable goofs at Elevator Repair Service sometimes seem like they …

Literature

“Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf” Is an Amped-Up Riff on Edward Albee’s Original

In 1962, Edward Albee’s <i>Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</i> — a comically serious exploration of power, sexuality, and the American id — began its …

New York City

Returning the Gift

Oxford University Press

Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf, Abrons Arts Center, New York — consistently hilarious | Financial Times

Revivals and adaptations of classic literary works usually follow a predictable pattern. Theatre-makers strive to remain true to the work’s original …

Performing Arts