Issue Nos 66 to 69

Issue No. 66, January 2021

Editorial Committee
Stuart N. Clarke (Chair), Stephen Barkway, Mary Ellen Foley, Sarah M. Hall, Lynne Newland

Upper wrapper: Anna D. Whyte; see pp. 3–18.
Photograph courtesy of Rob Winchcombe
Photograph on rear wrapper and wrappers designed by Stephen Barkway

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial Introduction …… Stuart N. Clarke 3
Anna D. Whyte and the Woolfs …… Rob Winchcombe 5
The Return of the Native and Between the Acts …… Hilary Newman 19
George Duckworth’s Surprising Saturday Night …… Maggie Humm 39
The Publication of Euphrosyne: Saxon Sydney-Turner and Clive Bell …… Robert B. Todd 45
Haiku: Night and Day …… Stuart N. Clarke 54

Notes and Queries
The Mysterious Gift to Virginia Woolf …… Howard Ginsberg 55

Forgotten Studies of Virginia Woolf …… Stephen Barkway 58
The Moth and the Star: A Biography of Virginia Woolf by Aileen Pippett …… Anthea Arnold 58

Reviews
Viral Modernism …… Ruth Webb 64
Mark My Words …… Sarah M. Hall 72
The Bloomsbury Look …… Claire Nicholson 74

Report
A Room of Our Own: The Virginia Woolf Learning Journals …… Madeleine Davies 78

For Members
Society Event—Members Only …… 82
Society Events—Non-Members Welcome …… 82

Other Events …… 83
Abbreviations for Virginia Woolf’s Works …… 84
Society Publications …… Inside front wrapper
Information for Contributors …… Inside rear wrapper

 

Issue No. 67, May 2021

Editorial Committee
Stuart N. Clarke (Chair), Stephen Barkway, Mary Ellen Foley, Sarah M. Hall, Lynne Newland

Upper wrapper: The first three appearances of ‘On Being Ill’.  See pp. 66–8 below
Photograph by Stephen Barkway, 17 February 2021
Photograph on rear wrapper and wrappers designed by Stephen Barkway

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 Abbreviations for Virginia Woolf’s Works  3
Editorial …… Stuart N. Clarke  4
Mrs Dalloway’s Party …… Vanessa Bell  5
A Letter to Mary Fisher …… Virginia Woolf  7
Note …… Stephen Barkway  8
Aspects of Royalty in Mrs. Dalloway …… Stuart N. Clarke 11
The Suffrage Office in Night and Day …… Robert B. Todd 15
Virginia’s Foster-Mother: A Relationship Damaged by Illness …… Eileen Francis 22
An Argentinian Biography of Virginia Woolf …… A. Serrano de Haro 32

Forgotten Studies of Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf: Her Art as a Novelist by Joan Bennett …… Anthea Arnold 34

Virginia Woolf Today …… Lynne Newland 39
The Elusive Julia Stephen …… Marion Dell 42
In Charleston Farmhouse Garden (photo) …… Luise Berg-Ehlers 47

Reviews
Talland House …… Matthew Macer-Wright 48
The Remarkable Lushington Family …… Marion Dell 57
What Was Virginia Woolf Afraid Of? …… Sarah M. Hall 60

‘On Being Ill’: VWSGB Online Seminar, 13 January 2021
Introduction …… Sarah M. Hall 64
The First Three Appearances of ‘On Being Ill’ …… Stuart N. Clarke 66
On Being Ill (Paris Press, 2002) …… Stephen Barkway 69
‘Notes from Sick Rooms’ [with] ‘On Being Ill’ (Paris Press, 2012) …… Marion Dell 70
Postscript: The ‘Case’ of Julia Stephen …… Stuart N. Clarke 72
Hilary Mantel and ‘On Being Ill’ …… Maggie Humm 72
‘On Being Ill’ Today …… Marielle O’Neill 75

Virginia Woolf’s VWSGB Online Birthday Celebration, 23 January 2021 …… Marielle O’Neill 80

For Members
Society Events—Members Only …… 83
Society Events—Non-Members Welcome …… 83
New Life Member …… 83

Other Events …… 84
Society Publications …… Inside front wrapper
Information for contributors …… Inside rear wrapper

 

Issue No. 68, September 2021

Editorial Committee
Stuart N. Clarke (Chair), Stephen Barkway, Mary Ellen Foley, Sarah M. Hall, Lynne Newland

Upper wrapper: The wooded village of Rodmell seen in the distance from the top of Mount Caburn
‘Yesterday … walked over Caburn’ (D4 7, 26 January 1931)
‘there’s nothing between me and Caburn’ (L5 92, no. 2624, 17 August [1932])
Photograph by Stephen Barkway, 16 July 2021 (see also p. 51 below)
Photograph on rear wrapper and wrappers designed by Stephen Barkway

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial …… Stuart N. Clarke 3
Abbreviations for Virginia Woolf’s Works 4
Really & Truly: Virginia Woolf’s ‘Literary Confessions’, 3 May 1924 …… Stephen Barkway 5
Reflections on ‘Kew Gardens’ (and ‘Blue & Green’ and The Waves) …… Sue Roe 23
Two Recently Discovered Letters from Katherine Mansfield to Leonard Woolf and Virginia Woolf …… Claire Davison and Gerri Kimber 36
The Elusive Julia Prinsep Stephen (website) 42
In Praise of Useful Language: The Neglected Legacy of Virginia Woolf’s Voice …… Niklas Cyril Fischer 43
Another View from Mount Caburn (photo) …… Stephen Barkway 51
‘Suppose … Mr Rendel were to call’: Etiquette in Gordon Square …… Robert B. Todd 52
From Art Gallery to ‘Unique Pension’: 22 Hyde Park Gate 1909–10 …… Robert B. Todd 59
Virginia Woolf Today …… Lynne Newland 65
Letter to the Editor: Barbara Vaughan’s Death …… Robert B. Todd 69

Review
Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist …… Anne Byrne 70

For Members
Society Events—Members Only …… 77
Society Event—Non-Members Welcome …… 77
New Life Members …… 77
Twenty-second Annual General Meeting …… 78

Other Events …… 79
International Virginia Woolf Society …… 80
Society Publications …… Inside front wrapper
Information for contributors …… Inside rear wrapper

 

Issue No. 69, January 2022

Editorial Committee
Stuart N. Clarke (Chair), Stephen Barkway, Mary Ellen Foley, Sarah M. Hall, Lynne Newland

Upper wrapper: Detail of letter of 26 September [1935] from Virginia Woolf to Elizabeth Bowen (see p. 5 below)
Photograph by Julia Parry
Photograph on rear wrapper and wrappers designed by Stephen Barkway

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial …… Stuart N. Clarke 3
Abbreviations for Virginia Woolf’s Works 4
A Letter to Elizabeth Bowen …… Virginia Woolf 5
Note …… Stephen Barkway 7
Arthur Waley: A Resident of the East Side of Gordon Square …… Robert B. Todd 11
The Old Lady in the Window and the Stephens’ Other Neighbours in Hyde Park Gate in the 1890s …… Robert B. Todd 21
Book Received 33
Kim Jones OBE and Virginia Woolf …… Maggie Humm 34

Notes and Queries
‘Wherever does one have one’s tea?’ …… Emma Wood and Stuart N. Clarke 37
Naming a Minor Character in The Waves …… Stuart N. Clarke 42
‘Four Dead in Level Crossing Smash’ …… Stuart N. Clarke 44
Dedicated to Virginia Woolf: An Update …… Stephen Barkway 46
Weather Report …… Stuart N. Clarke 48

How I Came Across Virginia Woolf …… Sayaka Okumura 51
Virginia Woolf Today …… Lynne Newland 53
Laura Marcus (1956–2021) …… Sheila M. Wilkinson 56

Reviews
In and Out of Bloomsbury …… Wendy Jones Nakanishi 57
Clive Bell and the Making of Modernism …… Matthew Macer-Wright 64
The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway (ed. Merve Emre) …… Stephen Barkway 71

Report on a Society Event
‘Virginia Woolf and St Ives’ Study Weekend, 7–10 October 2021 …… Sarah M. Hall 77

For Members
Society Events—Non-Members Welcome …… 84

Other Events …… 84

Society Publications …… Inside front wrapper
Information for contributors …… Inside rear wrapper