Leonard Woolf

Standard Name: Woolf, Leonard


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Anthologization Eleanor Rathbone
ER contributed an essay on Changes in Public Life to Our Freedom and Its Results, a feminist anthology edited by Ray Strachey and published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf .
Alberti, Johanna. Eleanor Rathbone. Sage Press, 1996.
Pedersen, Susan. Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience. Yale University Press, 2004.
Anthologization William Empson
Many of the poems first saw print in Cambridge journals or in Leonard and Virginia Woolf 's Cambridge Poetry, Hogarth Press ,1929. This volume followed on a privately-printed Poems issued by the Fox and Daffodil Press
death Virginia Woolf
VW wrote what may have been her second suicide letter to her husband Leonard , then went out and drowned herself in the River Ouse near Rodmell.
Her first suicide note may have been...
Dedications Virginia Woolf
VW 's first novel, The Voyage Out, dedicated To L. W., was published by Duckworth and Company .
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
328, 335
Education Roger Fry
At Cambridge, Fry became friends with Thoby Stephen , Clive Bell , and Leonard Woolf ; he later joined them and others as an original member of the Bloomsbury Group .
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
As part of a suicide watch around Carrington organized by her friends, Virginia and Leonard Woolf visited her at Ham Spray on 10 March. Virginia later wrote in her diary: She burst into tears &...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard Woolf proposed to Virginia Stephen , who hesitated to accept his proposal.
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan, 1989.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard Woolf , hoping to persuade Virginia Stephen to agree to marry him, requested a leave extension from the Colonial Office . Two days later Virginia, experiencing wild dreams and anxiety, entered a Twickenham rest home.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia Stephen agreed to marry Leonard Woolf .
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan, 1989.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia Stephen married Leonard Woolf (no longer a colonial administrator) at St Pancras Registry Office and the pair embarked on a writing life in London
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
and at Asheham House in Sussex.
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan, 1989.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard Woolf worked for Roger Fry as secretary of the second Post-Impressionist Exhibition, held at the Grafton Gallery from October 1912 to January 1913.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
DC met her greatest love, the writer Lytton Strachey , during a three-day stay at Asheham, the Sussex home of Virginia (and Leonard) Woolf .
This was a year which in Virginia Woolf's life was...
Fictionalization Lady Eleanor Butler
Penruddock 's version of their story sets their elopement in the middle of a ball, and gives them two exciting years in London; Colette and de Beauvoir take a triumphalist view of their assumed lesbianism...
Friends, Associates Amabel Williams-Ellis
AWE 's friends and associates included Edith Sitwell , whose poems she often published in The Spectator; Storm Jameson , a political mentor
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1983.
as well as a creative advisor; Bertrand and Dora Russell
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jenkins
Pernel Strachey was then Principal of Newnham. EJ , as secretary of the college literary society, was privileged to invite Edith Sitwell to address the society, and to meet and entertain the great poet.
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson, 2004.


By March 1913
Leonard Woolf published the first of his two novels, The Village in the Jungle, which is set in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and relates events so far as possible from the viewpoint of view...
After 18 February 1914
Leonard Woolf published his second novel, The Wise Virgins (which he had begun to write on his honeymoon). Quite different in genre from his first, it is a roman à clef reputedly presenting harsh caricatures...
From early summer 1915
Garsington Manor, near Oxford, the home of Lady Ottoline and Philip Morrell , became a centre for many pacifists, conscientious objectors, and non-pacifist critics of the war.
Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press published The Rector's Daughter, a novel by F. M. (or Flora Macdonald) Mayor .
Leonard and Virginia Woolf published Edwin Muir 's First Poems.
Members of the British Federation of University Women (later known as the British Federation of Women Graduates ) established the Sybil Campbell Libraryfor the study of the expansion of the role of women in recent generations.


Woolf, Virginia. A Writer’s Diary. Editor Woolf, Leonard, Hogarth Press, 1953.
Woolf, Virginia. “Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid”. The Death of the Moth, edited by Leonard Woolf, Hogarth Press, 1942, pp. 154-7.
Woolf, Virginia, and Leonard Woolf. Two Stories. Hogarth Press, 1917.