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18th-century Women Readers, the British Museum and Ramsay’s Circulating Library

I’ve been so buried by work that this blog has virtually sunk into oblivion… However, back to business with some thoughts on a great programme yesterday on BBC 4 yesterday evening: “How Reading made us Modern” (catch it quick while … Continue reading

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“Words live in the mind”: Virginia Woolf’s own voice

Only one recording was ever made of Virginia Woolf’s voice, although she actually broadcast on the BBC on three separate occasions.  On 29 April 1937 she gave a radio talk to the BBC on the subject of “Craftsmanship” in which … Continue reading

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