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Crime Doesn't Pay; Neither Does Writing

Dear Reader, today we mark a solemn anniversary. On this day in 1942, William Faulkner, whose works to date (The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, Absalom, Absalom! 842 more words


Review: The Renaissance, by Walter Pater

The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry by Walter Pater
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

That it has given a new sense, that it has laid open a new organ, is the highest that can be said of any critical effort.

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From Picnic at Hanging Rock:

  •  milk and lemonade kept cool in a zinc-lined basket, biscuits; “To Saint Valentine!”
  • “Lunch had been set out on large white tablecloths close by, shaded from the heat of the sun by two or three spreading gums.  
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Inspiration is Everywhere: Virginia Woolf

“I want to write a novel about silence. The things people don’t say.”

– Virginia Woolf


by Lawrence Carlos


Something Rhymed at Margate Bookie

Emma and I would love to see you in Margate for this event if you can make it.

Information on how to buy tickets can be found here.

Something Rhymed

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CURRENT BOOKS:  A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf and Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

I have been less than diligent about updating my blog, but the good news is that, after years of begging and pleading and ultimately a suggestion that we should sell our house and move to a newly constructed or renovated home, an idea which sent him into anxiety attacks, the husband finally agreed to begin renovations on our home.   482 more words


Death of the Moth

25 November 2015

Woolf: Fame or Notoriety?

It is sad that Virginia Woolf had the misfortune of being labeled a feminist writer. This nomenclature was a thing to be proud of during her Modernist era, when society was more obsessed with World War II than the reality of what it means to be a thinking and feeling woman. 520 more words