Virginia Woolf - early March, 1924

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924, page 297:

So home that long cold exhausting journey for the last time.  Some odds & ends of ideas came to me at dinner.  For one thing how pungent people's writing is compared with people's flesh.  We were all toothless insignificant amiable nonentities - we distinguished writers - Not a fig would I give for anyone's praise or curse.  Jack Squire, fat, & consequential; Eddie [Marsh] grown grey & fatherly; Nevinson beetroot coloured, & a little praising blood, & by inference himself; Tomlinson like the hard knob of a walking stick carved by a boy of 8; Blunden …   more >>

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Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924 (:London, 1978), p. 297. accessed: 21 June, 2024


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Date/Time early March, 1924
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Editor's note: The Woolfs' moved from Hogarth House to 52 Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, 13-14 March 1924.

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:48:38 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 17:03:31 +0000