The Platform of Time: Memoirs of Family and Friends

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Hesperus Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 262 pages

Taking family, friends, and servants as her subjects, Virginia Woolf presents a series of impressions of the people around her. As she describes their lives—including an in-depth piece on her nephew Julian Bell and sketches on Bloomsbury figures Lady Ottoline Morrell and Lady Strachey—she also reveals much about her own attitudes on the War, her writing, and education. The result is a fascinating and revealing work that will crucially augment what is currently available of her biographical writings.

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A collection of Virginia Woolf's memoir writing which illuminates her - and one's own - life. It includes both published and non-published writings on family and friends. It's genuinely exciting to read her prose and feel her illuminating corners of your own life. Read full review

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Memoir of julian Bell
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jB
33
Memoir Notes by Vanessa Bell
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Most famous for her novels Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf (1882?1941) is one of the foremost innovative writers of the 20th century. S. P. Rosenbaum is the author of Georgian Bloomsbury: The Early Literary History of the Bloomsbury Group and the editor of A Bloomsbury Group Reader and Women & Fiction: The Manuscript Versions of a Room of One's Own.

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