Virginia Woolf

RetroPop: Britney Spears and Virginia Woolf

What do the secret lives of Britney Spears and Virginia Woolf have in common? More than you think.

Adventures in Feministory: Katherine Mansfield

I like to yank hermits into the spotlight. I'm a sucker for women whose work is sometimes considered "secondary," who kept a low profile... Read more »

BiblioBitch: "Virginia Woolf," Abridged and Alluring

Claude Monet called Herman Bang’s wartime Tine “the world’s first Impressionist novel,” floating as it does between characters, events, and chronology.... Read more »

Required Reading: A ______ of One's Own

In this blog series I want to look into “required reading,” how it’s taught, and what we (should/could) get out of it. Which classics take up the most space in the collective memory? Is there something worth remembering from the dudecentric classics of high school book lists? (I’m... Read more »

In the Frame: Female Artists in Literature, From Bront

Great artists don’t just have to exist in galleries. Books have given us some really inspirational pre- or post-feminist characters that are good at art, and this liberates them either emotionally or physically. What unites them is their independent thinking, as they are determined to go... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Viva Vita!

Vita Sackville-West was a woman with 'high class' problems — but her story is interesting nonetheless. Vita was, in addition to her default socialite status, a writer of prose and poetry, an avid gardener,Bloomsbury Group associate and... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

Is there a better way to spend a summer weekend than by kicking back with a good book? This week’s feminizt LOLz don’t think so! These two kittehs recommend Sisterhood is Powerful by Robin Morgan. An... Read more »