Virginia Woolf in Richmond

Virginia Woolf in Richmond[KINDLE] ❄ Virginia Woolf in Richmond Author Peter Fullagar – Bluevapours.co.uk I ought to be grateful to Richmond Hogarth, and indeed, whether it s my invincible optimism or not, I am gratefulVirginia WoolfAlthough commonly associated with Bloomsbury, Virginia and her husband Le I ought to be grateful to Richmond Hogarth, and indeed, whether it s my invincible optimism or not, I am gratefulVirginia WoolfAlthough commonly associated with Bloomsbury, Virginia and her husband Leonard Woolf lived in Virginia Woolf eBook â Richmond upon Thames for ten years from the time of the First World War Refuting the common misconception that she disliked the town, this book explores her daily habits as well as her intimate thoughts while living at the pretty house she came to love Hogarth House Drawing on information from her many letters and diaries, the editor reveals how Richmond s relaxed way of life came to influence the writer, from her experimentation as a novelist to her work with her husband and the Hogarth Press, from her relationships with her servants to her many famous visitors.

Peter Fullagar is a published writer and editor, formerly an English teacher, who became fascinated by the works of Virginia Woolf while studying for his Masters in English Literature and Language and has written Virginia Woolf eBook â a new book titled Virginia Woolf in Richmond, published November by Aurora Metro Books His short stories and articles have been published in anthologies and magazines including English Teaching Professional as well as The Huffington Post.

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  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • Virginia Woolf in Richmond
  • Peter Fullagar
  • English
  • 10 December 2017
  • 1912430037

10 thoughts on “Virginia Woolf in Richmond

  1. George1st says:

    When one thinks of the residencies associated with Virginia Woolf one tends immediately to think of Monk s House in East Sussex or 52 Tavistock Square, the Bloomsbury house where Woolf lived the longest Somewhat neglected it seems in terms of influence and importance to her general well being was the ten years she spent with her husband Leonard in Richmond upon Thames, the majority of that time staying at Holgarth House In this delightful addition to the voluminous study and appreciation of th When one thinks of the residencies associated with Virginia Woolf one tends immediately to think of Monk s House in East Sussex or 52 Tavistock Square, the Bloomsbury house where Woolf lived the longest Somewhat neglected it seems in terms of influence and importance to her general well being was the ten years she spent with her husband Leonard in Richmond upon Thames, the majority of that time staying at Holgarth House In this delightful addition to the voluminous study and appreciation of the Woolf legacy Peter Fullagar describes how going to Richmond was essential in aiding Woolf s struggle against her serious mental health condition that she encountered prior to her move and how this sanctuary away from central London undoubtedly helped with her writing.The book covers such subjects as the writing undertaken there, her health, her relationship with family, friends and servants, the impact of the Great War, the gatherings that took place and the creation in the house of the Holgarth Press The latter was very much Leonard s idea to give something Virginia manual to do away from writing and also it precluded the need for Virginia to present her work to publishers thus preventing any criticism of her work for which she always had a fragility and fear of Along with the author s text there is a reliance on Woolf s letters and diary entries emanating from her Richmond period which gives the book an added potency A series of photographs are also included I must admit that once started I couldn t put the book down and it was easily completed in two sessions The author has championed the forthcoming full sized bronze statue of Virginia Woolf to be erected which will show her sitting on a bench on the Richmond Riverside The importance of Woolf of not only being one of the founders of modernism in literature but also her championing of feminism as well as bringing into the open LGBT, mental health and sexual abuse awareness remains as important today as it did in her time.Whether you are a Woolf aficionado already or are new to the subject then this accessible book will I believe appeal and be of interest to you

  2. Cynthia says:

    This excellent biography of Virginia Woolf provided an interesting and highly readable account of the author s time living in Richmond Organized topically, the book covers the Woolf s joy in going into the publishing business, their friends, household, and now famous visitors I appreciated the chapter on the author and her husband s endeavors in what we now call self publishing This part of Virginia Woolf s story inspires today s authors to create their own literary freedom with today s te This excellent biography of Virginia Woolf provided an interesting and highly readable account of the author s time living in Richmond Organized topically, the book covers the Woolf s joy in going into the publishing business, their friends, household, and now famous visitors I appreciated the chapter on the author and her husband s endeavors in what we now call self publishing This part of Virginia Woolf s story inspires today s authors to create their own literary freedom with today s technology

  3. Annarella says:

    I love Virginia Woolf and was happy I requested this book.It s well written and well researched book about the time she lived in Richmond.It was an interesting to learn about a part of her life I knew so little.I think it s must read for any person who like Virginia Woolf.Highly recommended Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC

  4. Catarina Oliveira says:

    Virginia Woolf in Richmond is a must read for every Virginia s fan Entirely based on V diaries, Peter Fullagar gives the reader a detailed analysis during the 10 years that she lived in Richmond Being a voracious reader, it took me less than a week to read the book The diaries entries that Fullagar choose are, obviously, centred in Richmond But the book isthan that The insight that the reader have to Virginia daily life her relationships with her family, the servants, friends, Richmo Virginia Woolf in Richmond is a must read for every Virginia s fan Entirely based on V diaries, Peter Fullagar gives the reader a detailed analysis during the 10 years that she lived in Richmond Being a voracious reader, it took me less than a week to read the book The diaries entries that Fullagar choose are, obviously, centred in Richmond But the book isthan that The insight that the reader have to Virginia daily life her relationships with her family, the servants, friends, Richmond and the people of Richmond, IWW, the Hogarth Press, her health, is so rich and well constructed that you finish the book with a feeling that you now know so much about V.On the first chapters we discover why V and L moved to Richmond V fragile health a topic well known among V readers Richmond gave V the opportunity to rest and gave her the time to write Her walks in Richmond, by the river or in the Kew Gardens were influencers on her writing The key moment after moving to Richmond was when V and L moved to the Hogarth House and bought a printing machine, creating the Hogarth Press V was afraid of the reviews on her literary work, she was unable to confront herself with bad reviews and this lead to an extreme anxiety which was one of the causes to her mental instability The idea of having a small business of a printing came at tea time V and L decided to buy a printing Having her own printing, gave to V the freedom she needed and she becameconfidante and start to wrote .Fullagar chooses other key moments for Virginia while in Richmond that I don t want to disclose If you are a fan of Virginia works this is definitely a must read I m sure that after reading this book you re understand of V will beclear and, just like me, I going to re read her books again

  5. Perry says:

    Excellently researched book on Woolf as a developing writer Also serves as a picture of life 100 years ago I didn t know that much about Woolf prior to reading To the Lighthouse last month This book provided a deeper profile.

  6. Cristie Underwood says:

    This biography was well researched and contained a lot of information that I hadn t previously read in other books The author s attention to detail is evident in the writing Highly recommend

  7. Natashaketel says:

    An incredibly informative, fluent read that showcases a myriad of aspects of Woolf s life including her relationships, her illnesses and her interests.

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