Academic journal article Woolf Studies Annual

92 Handwritten: November 14, [1933]

Academic journal article Woolf Studies Annual

92 Handwritten: November 14, [1933]

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SHERWOOD TERRACE

YONKERS, NEW YORK

Dear Mrs. Woolf

I have rejoiced in your splendid press concerning "Flush", even as I revelled in the installments as they appeared in the Atlantic. I understand there are valuable notes in the book which I am sorry to say I have not yet seen. I shall hope to do so soon.

I am wondering if you solved the question as to when and how Flush died, or if you used invention barring the existence of any record. It has always seemed strange to me that there is no mention of his passing on in her printed correspondence. One cannot tolerate Arabel's destroying her letters!

And I wonder also if you found the portrait at Balliol? I heard from the librarian early in August that the Browning treasures were in the safe during repairs but he would write me later and that hasn't eventuated. I must write to remind him.

I found E. B. B.'s own sketch of Flush's head in the Thomas J. Wise Bibliography of her writings, privately printed, opposite Page 46, but it was merely a profile of the head. However it was the head of a cocker as the one purporting to be of Flush in R. …

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