Virginia Woolf as Artistic Inspiration

Virginia Woolf’s life and work are springboards for the imagination of others.  More than just studies or biographies, these plays, movies, novels, exhibitions and musical interpretations combine artistic visions and talents in stimulating new syntheses.

1.  Virginia by Edna O’Brien. Robert Gill Theatre, January 31 to February 12, 1989. Poster.

2.  Sigrid Nunez.  Mitz: the marmoset of Bloomsbury. New York: HarperFlamingo, 1998.

3.  Robin Lippincott.  Mr. Dalloway: a novella. Louisville, Ky.: Sarabande Books, 1999.

4.   Alma Halbert Bond. Who killed Virginia Woolf? : a psychobiography. New York: Human Sciences Press,1989.

5.   David Hare. The hours: a screenplay. Based on the novel by Michael Cunningham. London: Faber and Faber, 2003.

6.   Ellen Hawkes. The shadow of the moth: a novel of espionage with Virginia Woolf. New York: St. Martin's/Marek, 1983.

7.  The UCL Bloomsbury Theatre and the New London Orchestra present Bloomsbury, a celebration: 20 - 26 June 2004. London:  2004. A festival to mark the centenary of the formation of the 'Bloomsbury Group’. Flyer.

8.   Loveseats for Virginia Woolf.: New York:  2002. Furniture design exhibition by Annie Coggan and premiere performances of the play by Randy Gener. Advertisement.

9.  A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf .  Wellington, NZ: Circa Studio, 2004. Advertisement.

10.  Images of Virginia: showing at The Bloomsbury Workshop.  London: The Bloomsbury Workshop, 1996. An exhibition of paintings, drawings, lithographs and photographs to mark the publication of Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee.  Advertisement.

11.  Dominick Argento.  From the diary of Virginia Woolf.  d'Note Classics, 1997. Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano; Martin Isepp, piano.

12.  Woolf: a portrait in song.  London: Portrait Records, 2001.

13.  Ashley Adams Trio.  Flowers for Mrs. Dalloway . San Francisco : Evander Music, 1997.

14.  Vita & Virginia by Eileen Atkins: adapted from the correspondence between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. London: Not the National Theatre, 2000. Flyer.

15.  Vita & Virginia by Eileen Atkins.  London: Ambassador Theatre.Undated flyer.

16.  Virginia.  Avon stage. Stratford Festival, June 9 – Nov. 8, 1980. Flyer.Maggie Smith played the title role.

17.  Vita & Virginia by Eileen Atkins: Shakespeare & Company presents at Spring Lawn Theatre, Lenox, MA. Lenox, MA: Shakespeare & Company, 2003. Poster.


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