[Vwoolf] Duke Magazine pix of VW desk

Cheryl Mares mares at sbc.edu
Mon Aug 17 11:15:03 EDT 2015

It looks like it belongs in her writing studio, not in the Dukedom.

Sent from my iPad

> On Aug 17, 2015, at 11:01 AM, Neverow, Vara S. <neverowv1 at southernct.edu> wrote:
> The desk is absolutely gorgeous (but the text that superimposed on the bookshelves is definitely visually distracting). 
> Thanks so much Leslie!
> Vara
> Vara Neverow
> Professor, English and Women's Studies
> English Department, EN D265 
> Southern Connecticut State University
> 501 Crescent Street
> New Haven, CT 06515
> Phone: 203-392-6717
> Fax:     203-392-6731
> email:  neverowv1 at southernct.edu
> From: Leslie Kathleen Hankins <LHankins at cornellcollege.edu>
> Date: Monday, August 17, 2015 at 10:13 AM
> To: VWOOLF listserv <vwoolf at lists.service.ohio-state.edu>, Virginia Woolf <Vwoolf at lists.osu.edu>
> Subject: [Vwoolf] Duke Magazine pix of VW desk
> Hi all, Duke U acquired VW's writing desk (I believe designed by Vanessa) and here is a scan of the one page piece with picture, entitled "Crazy Smart" (which is a term duke uses for their students, but seems a poor choice here one might say)
> savoring the summer, leslie
> -- 
> Leslie Kathleen Hankins
> Professor
> Department of English & Creative Writing
> "Moreover, however interesting facts may be, they are an inferior form of fiction, & gradually we become impatient of their weakness & diffuseness, of their compromises & evasions, of the slovenly sentences which they make for themselves, and are eager to revive ourselves with the greater intensity & truth of fiction."  
>                                                          Virginia Woolf, "How Should One Read a Book?"
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