• This book is a compilation of writings that were not published during Virginia Woolf's life.
• Some critics were unhappy about this publication because most of the works were left unfinished.
• Seeing essays that were written on the same topic (childhood) from two different eras of her career show her growth as a writer.
• Most of Virginia Woolf's writings were based on real life events. She drew upon her life to create her semi-fictional works.
• The editor says gaining a better handle on her creative process could reveal a lot about how most artists, in any medium, work.
Reminiscences, Chapter 1
• Reminiscences was written early in Virginia's career as a daily exercise. She wrote it for her nephew, Julian.
• Virginia wrote about Vanessa, her sister, and praised her beauty, compassion, and diligence to become a painter.
• Virginia also wrote about her mother, who died when she was...
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