Virginia Woolf: Interviews and Recollections by J.H. Stape

By J.H. Stape

This quantity offers multi-faceted views on Virginia Woolf as saw and remembered through family members, shut acquaintances, pals and fellow writers. accrued from scattered assets, the 41 items - a few released for the 1st time - offer an intimate portrait of a desirable person who many contemplate this century's most vital girl author. This new and sundry assortment sheds mild at the inner most and public personalities of Virginia Woolf the sophisticated poetic novelist, the committed pal and the influential and profitable publisher.

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She sat as if on a throne and took it for granted that we must worship. She seemed to feel certain of her own eminence. It is true, but it is rather crushing, for I feel she is very contemptuous of other people. When I stretched out a hand to feel another woman, I found only a very lovely, clear intellect. She does not seem to realize human beings as they are, but has a fantastic vision of them as strange birds or fishes living in air or water in an unreal world. They always seem transposed. She and Lytton who was here at the same time seemed like complementary intellects, but he is more rational and real, and she has more vigour and imagination.

He spent much of his life in Spain and in addition to volumes of autobiography published translations and works on Spain and Spanish literature. 1. The Hogarth Press had considered publishing Ulysses (1922) by the Irish novelist James Joyce (1882-1941) but declined it because of its length. See Letters, II, 242-3. 2. Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970), novelist, short-story writer and essayist. Roger Eliot Fry (1866-1934), painter and art critic, Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge. Virginia Woolf published a biography of Fry in 1940.

She seemed to feel certain of her own eminence. It is true, but it is rather crushing, for I feel she is very contemptuous of other people. When I stretched out a hand to feel another woman, I found only a very lovely, clear intellect. She does not seem to realize human beings as they are, but has a fantastic vision of them as strange birds or fishes living in air or water in an unreal world. They always seem transposed. She and Lytton who was here at the same time seemed like complementary intellects, but he is more rational and real, and she has more vigour and imagination.

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