Woolf at the door? Jonathan Wooding investigates the author’s Quaker links
‘Perhaps Woolf did write about Q. Meeting, after all.’
Let’s start with Mrs Ramsay, the principal character in Virginia Woolf’s 1927 novel To the Lighthouse: ‘All the being and the doing, expansive, glittering, vocal, evaporated; and one shrunk, with a sense of solemnity, to being oneself, a wedge-shaped core of darkness, something invisible to others.’
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