Moments of Being is a collection of posthumously-published autobiographical essays by Virginia Woolf. The collection was first found in the papers of her husband, used by Quentin Bell in his biography of Virginia Woolf, published in 1972. In 1976,MoreMoments of Being is a collection of posthumously-published autobiographical essays by Virginia Woolf.
The collection was first found in the papers of her husband, used by Quentin Bell in his biography of Virginia Woolf, published in 1972. In 1976, the essays were edited for publication by Jeanne Schulkind. The second edition was published in 1985. The original texts are now housed at Sussex University and in the British Library in London.The title for the collection was chosen by its original editor, Jeanne Schulkind, based on a passage from A Sketch of the Past.
As described by Woolf, moments of being are moments in which an individual experiences a sense of reality, in contrast to the states of non-being that dominate most of an individuals conscious life, in which they are separated from reality by a protective covering. Moments of being could be a result of instances of shock, discovery, or revelation.This is the german translation of Moments of Being, a beautiful hardback edition and one of the volumes of the collected works (Gesammelte Werke) published by S.
Fischer. The book includes five autobiographical essays:Reminiscences (1907)22 Hyde Park Gate (1920–1)Old Bloomsbury (1921–2)Am I a Snob? (1936)A Sketch of the Past (1938)22 Hyde Park Gate, Old Bloomsbury and Am I a Snob?
were written for the Memoir Club, a group formed in 1920 by Molly MacCarthy which met to present honest autobiographical papers. (Wikipedia)INHALT- Vorbemerkung Ich jetzt, ich damals- Reminiszenzen, S. 11. Kapitel, S. 32. Kapitel, S. 203. Kapitel, S. 264. Kapitel, S. 38- Beiträge für den Memoir Club, S. 47Hyde Park Gate 22, S. 49Old Bloomsbury, S.
68Bin ich ein Snob?, S. 96- Skizze der Vergangenheit, S. 121