Part one of a documentary on Virginia Woolf, her work, and her life, based on the letters, diaries, and published works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, in an original production for KPFK by Maureen McIlroy. Madness, love and death are among the themes traced through Virginia Woolf’s life into her novels. The KPFK Folio description offers this quote from Woolf, “I wrote…having reeled across the pages with some moments of such intensity and intoxication that I seemed only to stumble after my own voice…I was almost afraid, remembering the voices that used to fly ahead.” Produced by Maureen McIlroy, who also played Virginia. Leonard Woolf was portrayed by George Murdock. Others heard in the production are Mike Hodel and Karen Bachar. Technical production by Peter Sutheim. Editing by Emily Schiller and Mike Hodel.
CD set includes both parts A and B.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.