Archive for September, 2015

Blog #177: The Convergence of the Titanic and Leonard and Virginia Woolf: “One Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty-Three” Revisited

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers “One thousand two hundred and fifty three” continues to trouble me—surely it happens to be more than the number on Mr. Ramsay’s railway ticket or the number on his watch—and I construct ever more arcane, murkier, more farfetched theories to explain what the number meant to [...]

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Blog #176: Louise DeSalvo’s Chasing Ghosts–News Of A Patremoir From the Woolf World

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers Thanks to a mailing from the Virginia Woolf Listserv, the patremoir has swum back into my ken. News of a new book by Louise DeSalvo has sparked a couple of patremoir thoughts, one personal, the other general. The general thought is that there are a lot [...]

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