Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Viviane Forrester


Winner of the distinguished Prix Goncourt award for biography, this outstanding portrait sheds new mild on Virginia Woolf's relationships along with her friends and family and the way they formed her paintings. Virginia Woolf: A Portrait blends lately unearthed files, key fundamental resources, and private interviews with Woolf's family and different associates to render in unequalled element the author's advanced courting together with her husband, Leonard; her father, Leslie Stephen; and her half-sister, Vanessa Bell. Forrester connects those figures to Woolf's psychological breakdown whereas introducing the concept that of "Virginia seule," or Virginia on my own: an unusual paragon of girl energy and conviction. Forrester's biography inhabits her characters and vivifies their viewpoint, weaving a colourful, excessive drama that forces readers to reconsider their knowing of Woolf, her writing, and her world.

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