Culture and Cosmos is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the history of astrology and cultural astronomy published in association with the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Vol 18 no 2 (Autumn/Winter 2014 will be published in July/August 2016. Vol. 19 (2015) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2013 Sophia Centre conference on Celestial Magic and is scheduled for publication in September/October 2016. Vol. 20 (2016) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2014 Sophia Centre conference on the Marriage of Heaven and Earth.

Volume 13

Volume 13, No. 2

Virginia Woolf and Astronomy

Doina Ionescu

This paper is a short investigation of the interconnections between the life and work of Virginia Woolf, an outstanding modernist British writer, and a pervasive popular interest in astronomy in the 1920s and 1930s in Britain. The study seeks to explore the roots and development of Virginia Woolf’s passion for astronomy and the way in which some of the popular discourses on astronomy of her epoch are reflected in her writings.

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