Mrs. Woolf and the servants : an intimate history of domestic life in Bloomsbury /

"When Virginia Woolf wrote A Room of One's Own in 1929, she established her reputation as a feminist, a woman who could imagine a more open and liberal reality, and an advocate for the female voice. Indeed the Bloomsbury set has often been identified with liberal, open-minded views; Woolf&...

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Main Author: Light, Alison, 1955-
Format: Book
Published:New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2009, ©2008.
Edition:Paperback ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The family treasure
  • Sophie Farrell and Julia Stephen
  • Miss Genia and Sophie Farrell
  • Housemaids' souls
  • Edith Sichel and Lottie Hope
  • Mrs Woolf, Mrs Bell and 'the click'
  • The question of Nelly
  • Virginia Woolf and Nellie Boxall
  • Memoirs of a lavatory attendant
  • Mrs Woolf and 'Mrs Gape'
  • Afterlives
  • Appendix: Biographical notes on the servants.