Posts for Tag: writers

Euology to Words

Brain Pickings treats us to the only known recording of Virginia Woolf, here set to music by composer Brian Mark.


The transcript shows this lovely passage

Words, English words, are full of echoes, of memories, of associations — naturally. They have been out and about, on people’s lips, in their houses, in the streets, in the fields, for so many centuries. And that is one of the chief difficulties in writing them today — that they are so stored with meanings, with memories, that they have contracted so many famous marriages.