Author: Virginia Woolf

Book Review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Posted November 11, 2013 in Reviews / 8 Comments
Book Review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

After spending five years deathly afraid of Virginia Woolf after being forced to read To the Lighthouse in high school, I gave the author another shot earlier this year. It turned out that I really loved Mrs. Dalloway, and I was eager to try more of Woolf’s writing. After talking to one of my favorite bloggers, the lovely Elena at Books and Reviews, who shares my interest in feminism, we decided to read and discuss A Room of One’s Own […]

Book Review: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Posted April 1, 2013 in Reviews / 23 Comments
Book Review: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Not me, anymore! I really struggled with To the Lighthouse when I had to read it in high school, so I was a bit nervous when I drew Mrs. Dalloway for the Classics Spin. I wondered, will it be impenetrable and confusing? Was I simply too young to appreciate Woolf before? Have my tastes matured to a point that I will understand and enjoy this book? I shouldn’t have worried. I LOVED this book, and I am so glad I challenged […]