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What to Know About Virginia Woolf’s Love Affair With Vita Sackville-West

BY SUYIN HAYNES – TIME magazin AUGUST 23, 2019 “I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia…It is incredible how essential to me you have become,” wrote Vita Sackville-West to the novelist Virginia Woolf in 1926. A popular writer herself, Sackville-West was proclaiming her love for Woolf during the most intense years of their romantic relationship …

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As a body, hers is perfection’ by Alison Bechdel

As a body hers is perfection’: Alison Bechdel on the love letters of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West The great literary love affair not only fed the visionary novel Orlando, but staked out new ground for women – and inspired the graphic novelist’s own hunt for the ideal relationship Virginia Woolf (left) and Vita Sackville-West, …

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Virginia Woolf on Clothing as a Vehicle of Identity, the Fluidity of Gender, and the Trans Dimension of Human Nature

“Vain trifles as they seem, clothes … change our view of the world and the world’s view of us.” BY MARIA POPOVA Almost a century before Emily Spivack came to explore how clothes “help us assert our identity or aspirations” in her wonderful inquiry into the emotional dimension of clothing, which inspired a recent episode of NPR’s excellent Invisibilia, Virginia …

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