Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Spirit of the Age

Something to consider. 

"... the transaction between a writer and the spirit of the age is one of infinite delicacy, and upon a nice arrangement between the two the whole fortune of his words depends.  Orlando had so ordered it that she was in an extremely happy position; she need neither fight her age, nor submit to it; she was of it, yet remained herself.  Now, therefore, she could write ..."

Orlando 1928

Virginia Woolf 1927


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