Sept 3, 2010
Biblio on Woolf's Late Essays


    Many of Woolf’s essays were -republished posthumously in various
    collections of essays such as The Death of the Moth (1942), The Moment
    and Other Essays (1947), The Captain’s Deathbed (1950), Granite and
    Rainbow (1958), Contemporary Writers (1965) Books and Portraits.  

There are two main collections of her essays:

The Collected Essays by Virginia Woolf. 4 Vols. Ed. Leonard Woolf. London:
Hogarth Press, 1966-67.  (CE)

The Essays of Virginia Woolf. Vols. 1-4. Ed. Andrew McNeillie. New York: Harcourt,
1986-1994. (E1, E2, E3, E4)

The Essays of Virginia Woolf. Vol. 5. 1929-1932.  Ed. Stuart N. Clarke. New
London: The Hogarth Press, 2009. (E5)


Books Dealing with Essays
  • Gualtieri , Elena.  Virginia Woolf's Essays : Sketching the Past. New York :
    St. Martin's Press, 2000.

  • Rosenberg, Beth Carole and Jeanne Dubino, ed. Virginia Woolf and the
    Essay. NY: St. Martin’s, 1997.

Articles and Chapters in Books
Resources/ Criticism/ Late Essays
Late Essays

“Memories of a Working
Women’s Guild” (1930)

“Walter Sickert: A
Conversation” (1934)

“Craftsmanship” (1937)

"The Leaning Tower" (1940)

" Death of the Moth” (p.h.)

Evening Over Sussex:
Reflections in a Motor Car

Woolf in June 1926
Snapshot by Ottoline Morrel "
(digitally altered)
Elisa Kay Sparks