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Men Who Read Women

After attending all three Something Rhymed salons, which he wrote about here, the male novelist Leslie Tate offered to write us a piece on why he values the writing of women.

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Virginia Woolf

The Voyage Out and Woolf’s Future Works (Part One)

HALT! Spoilers Ahead. If you haven’t read The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf and don’t wish to be spoiled, please turn back now. If you can’t resist, proceed at your own risk.

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Women's Literature

Virginia Woolf and Code

This article was always going to jump out at me – To Write Better Code, Read Virginia Woolf – given that currently I am working at a tech company, though not on the code yet. 154 more words

Mrs Dalloway

Yet who reads to bring about an end, however desirable? Are there not some pursuits that we practise because they are good in themselves, and some pleasures that are final?

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'The Stopped Heart' Julie Myerson

Julie Myerson excels in making her readers feel uncomfortable. Her last novel, ‘The Quickening’ (for the ‘Hammer’ Horror imprint) brought together  the themes which surface in much of her work, primarily the relationship between parent and child in often extraordinary circumstances. 589 more words

Virginia Woolf

Chasing Mrs. Brown

As corny as this starting sentence is going to sound, it has to be said: Every writer has a text — a novel, a poem, a quote, an essay — that solidified their title as ‘writer’. 436 more words

Poetry Spotlight On Christina Rossetti

Although I am a more dedicated fan of modern poetry, Christina Rossetti (along with William Shakespeare) is where I diverge from this dedication. Virginia Woolf in “I Am Christina Rossetti” wrote, “Yours was a complex song. 362 more words