Known as a great French writer, Colette shattered societal norms and made her mark on literature and history. From being the first woman to receive a state funeral in the French Republic to causing a scandal with a lesbian kiss in a pantomime performance, Colette’s bold and unapologetic spirit left a lasting impact just as…
Known more for her relationship with Vita Sackville-West, Hilda Matheson’s life was more intriguing than that. We’re starting off the year with the original BBC Director of Talks, an MI5 intelligence agent, and one time political secretary to the first woman in British Parliament.
Part 2 of Virginia Woolf sees the rise of the writer and the famous affair with fellow writer Vita Sackville-West. Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee Virginia Woolf: A Biography by Quentin Bell Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West: Love Letters w/intro by Alison Bechdel
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