Virginia Woolf and Illness (CfP, Virginia Woolf Miscellany)

CFP Virginia Woolf Miscellany Issue #90, Fall 2016 Special Topic: Woolf and Illness Submissions due: 31 March 2016 Virginia Woolf’s 1926 essay “On Being Ill” questions why illness has failed to feature as a prime theme of literature, alongside love, battle, and jealousy. This issue of VWM seeks contributions on Woolf’s exploration of illness in Read the full article…

Narrative Medicine, Illness & Caregiving / Reading from Woolf’s “On Being Ill” (Talk, New York, 23 April 2013)

Please join Carol Gilligan, Jane Marcus, and Rita Charon as they discuss Virginia Woolf, Julia Stephen, Narrative Medicine, illness, and care giving, and read from Virginia Woolf’s On Being Ill with Notes from Sick Rooms by Julia Stephen,  Virginia Woolf’s mother. Introduction by Jan Freeman, Director of Paris Press and poet. Q & A and Read the full article…