"Words do not live in dictionaries they live in the mind" - Virginia Woolf

Jul 09, 2014, 11:15 AM

This is the only surviving recording of the voice of author Virginia Woolf. The extract is from a talk was called "Craftsmanship" and was broadcast on the BBC on April 29th, 1937 as part of a series called "Words Fail Me".

pic: Virginia Woolf by Vanessa Bell c.1912 © Estate of Vanessa Bell, courtesy Henrietta Garnett