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There is a strong affinity between the style of much of the shorter fiction – particularly the impressionistic sketches – 30 Laura Marcus and the novelistic interludes. There is also a structural affinity, as the short stories, like the interludes, lead into and out of the world of the novels. After the stories linked to the writing of Mrs. Dalloway, there were some 16 stories written between 1926 and 1941. These include scenes and sketches – “The Fascination of the Pool” and “Three Pictures” – as well as more fully narrativized short stories, such as “The Duchess and the Jeweller” and “Lappin and Lapinova” (both stories started some years before their final publication).
Accessed January 20, 2015. http://www. edu/ view/article/37018. Hill-Miller, Katherine C. 2001. From the Lighthouse to Monk’s House: A Guide to Virginia Woolf’s Literary Landscapes. London: Duckworth. Jackson-Stops, Gervase, and National Trust (Great Britain). 1985. Writers at Home: National Trust Studies. London: Trefoil. Lee, Hermione. 1996. Virginia Woolf. London: Chatto & Windus. Lehmann, John. 1985. ” In Writers at Home: 25 National Trust Studies, eds. Gervase JacksonStops and National Trust (Great Britain), pp.
In an illustrated collection for the National Trust, Writers at Home, contributors Quentin Bell and John Lehmann (Leonard Woolf’s assistant at Hogarth Press) express their different attachments to Charleston and Monk’s House, charmed places that are now museums (Bell 1985; Lehmann 1985). Like the current visitor’s pamphlet at Monk’s House, essays in Writers at Home heighten the charm (or literary heroism) through drawbacks: the deep chill indoors (breaking ice in the wash basin; E. M. Forster burning his trousers as he tried to warm up at a heater); small rooms (only one guest per weekend in the early days); and simple food.