Lifelong Learning Lectures
Virginia Woolf is one of the most important writers of the early twentieth century and yet she is often thought of as a complex and difficult author. This lecture is designed to give an introductory overview of Virginia Woolf’s life and work and take the fear out of her work. It will contextualise her writing against her contemporaries such as T.S. Eliot and Katherine Mansfield and the historical backdrop while introducing themes such as feminism, modernism and narrative technique.
Other lectures in this series include:
- William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North
- A very British burial: A brief history of British burial customs
- The Time Lord of York
- From page to place and back again: Encountering two-dimensional architecture from the Medieval