Virginia Woolf Thought Her Nephew's Poetry Needed Some Work

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A rare correspondence from Virginia Woolf to her nephew Julian has surfaced, and in it, Woolf takes a critical eye to his poetry: "My dear Julian. I like the poem very much. It still wants CURRENCY I think. When did you write it?" The letter most likely dates back to 1929. [The Paris Review]

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