[Vwoolf] Alex Zwerdling

Dr T Tate tt206 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 7 14:26:58 EDT 2017

Thank you Brenda for letting us know this sad news.
Alex Zwerdling's book still stands out as a landmark in VW studies. I 
found it hugely inspiring. A fine scholar.
Trudi Tate, Cambridge

> Another death in the Woolf community, Alex Zwerdling, whose book
> Virginia Woolf and the Real World did so much to counter the
> prevailing myths about her at the time.  Alex had to fight his
> publisher to use the title; he also fought to support and legitimize
> the younger Woolf scholars at the time, myself included.  I wanted to
> share his obituary for those who knew him.

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