Virginia Woolf was the author of Mrs. Dalloway, To The Lighthouse, Room With a View, among other books. The essay in this issue was rediscovered in the archives of The Nation and the Athenaeum, the December 15 1923 issue. At that time, Leonard Woolfe was the editor and occasionally asked Virginia to contribute to the magazine.
Anybody who has had the temerity to write about Jane Austen is aware of two facts: first, that of all great writers she is the most difficult to catch in the act of greatness; second, that there are twenty-five elderly . . .