Their friendship was at first somewhat shaky, but warmed considerably. Writing in her diary on 6 June 1918, Woolf described DC
as such a bustling eager creature, so red & solid, & at the same...
Lady Eleanor Butler
'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...
Harriet Shaw Weaver
had approached the Hogarth Press
about publishing Ulysses in April 1918, but the Woolfs declined, mainly because they could not have printed so massive a work themselves and because Leonard could find...
The classical scholar Jane Ellen Harrison
made a great impact on Woolf's views on women in scholarship and women in history. The Hogarth Press
published her Reminiscences of a Student's Life, 1925.
's involvement with Goronwy Rees, they both encouraged novelist Henry Green
(actual name Henry Yorke
) to submit the manuscript of his Party Going to John Lehmann, who promoted it with Leonard
T. S. Eliot
and read The Waste Land to her from manuscript. She recorded in her diary her early impressions of the poem, which the Hogarth Press
published for the first time in...
Through her first Bloomsbury connections, LS developed working friendships with Leonard Woolf
and Vita Sackville-West
: Woolf extended his late wife
's encouragement of LS's writing and ultimately published her memoir, Ancient Melodies, with...
They developed a relationship that was competitive yet sustaining and essential to both. In August 1920 Woolf commented on Mansfield in her diary: a woman caring as I care for writing is rare enough I...
March 1908: Mary Louisa Gordon, who had qualified as...
Mary Louisa Gordon
, who had qualified as both a physician and a midwife and had practised medicine in London since 1900, was appointed the first female prison inspector in Britain.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
By March 1913: Leonard Woolf published the first of his...
Writing climate item
By March 1913
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...
June 1913: At the invitation of Margaret Llewelyn Davies,...