And, in the process, determines that “spinsters” should no longer be sad
Paul Gordon’s adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, making its world premiere at Chicago Shakespeare, wants more sensibility, less sense.
A new book surveys the past, present, and future of the unmarried woman.
How to choose between two books? A judge seeks guidance from Virginia Woolf: “our taste, the nerve of sensation that sends shocks through us, is our chief illuminant.”
The photographer’s encounters with Virginia Woolf, Nazis, Commies, and a pair of arctic explorers
Good photos in bad taste
The writer’s new essay collection, Forty-One False Starts, is a knockout.
Sarah Ruhl adapts Orlando.
Those who think of Virginia Woolf’s sharp, witty, brilliant essay A Room of One’s Own–denouncing England’s stuffy, classist, patriarchal society and calling for the intellectual, artistic, and economic independence of women–as merely an early feminist polemic sell Woolf short. True, Woolf’s essay, based on lectures she delivered at two Cambridge women’s colleges in the 20s, […]