Why You Should Read Virginia Woolf

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Why You Should Read Virginia Woolf

On her 136th birthday, watch Iseult Gillespie explains how to best understand the novelist

How best can we understand the internal experience of alienation? In both her essays and her fiction, Virginia Woolf shapes the slippery nature of subjective experience into words, while her characters frequently lead inner lives that are deeply at odds with their external existence. Iseult Gillespie helps make sense of these disparities to prepare you for the next time you read Virgina Woolf.

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