Literature

Illness and Creativity: Virginia Woolf

                                                                           6 May 1922 Dear Leonard, I am so sorry and anxious to hear that Virginia is ill again. I pray that it is not serious, and hope to hear of her progress. Do give her my sincere sympathy: we know what constant illness is, and I think very few people do. I hope that I shall see you both soon.                Sincerely yours                      T.S. Eliot The influenza that raged in the latter half of 1921 and continued through the early part of 1922 engendered fears of a repeat of the “Spanish Flu” which had afflicted so many a…

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