By Edward Bishop
An try and draw jointly the $64000 information of Woolf's operating existence in one quantity, permitting the reader to track her improvement as novelist, feminist and literary journalist opposed to the historical past of the age.
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January 1 (Fri) VW begins to keep a diary. Early this month, reads LS' s 'Cardinal Manning'; is enthusiastic and commands him to complete 'a whole series' (to LS; he is already at work on 'Florence Nightingale', essays on Dr Arnold and General Gordon follow, and in 1918 the four are published as Eminent Victorians). 2 6 Works on 'poor Effie's story' (D). Reading J. Michlet's Histoire (see 9 Dec 1914), and Dostoevsky's The Idiot, tr. Constance Garnett (1913); finds a likeness between Dostoevsky and W.
1908 13 November Writes frequently to Lady Robert Cecil, discussing plans to write a review section for the Cornhill with her. 14 (Thurs) Review of E. V. Lucas's A Swan and her Friends in TLS. December (Mid-month) Visits H. A. L. and Lettice Fisher at Oxford. 19 (Thurs) 'William Allingham', review of William Allingham: A Diary, ed. H. Allingham, in TLS. 21 'Play Reading Society' formed at 46 Gordon Square, with CB, VB, VW, A. Stephen, LS and S. Sydney-Turner; continues until24 May 1908. Late this month, VW resigns from Morley College.
Stephen and S. Sydney-Turner, who are more enthusiastic about opera than VW, then on the 22nd to Dresden; they return on 3 September (to VB, 7-25 Aug). 'Art and Life', review of Vernon Lee's Laurus Nobilis, in TLS. 12 'Sterne', review of Wilbur Cross's The Life and Times of Laurence Sterne, in TLS. 21 'Impressions at Bayreuth' in The Times. 26 Review of Lewis Townsend's Oliver Wendell Holmes in TLS. September (Mid-month) To Studland, Dorset; rents a cottage near the Bells. October 2 (Sat) Returns from Studland to Fitzroy Square.