Acclaimed for her innovative and inventive style, Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is one of the most important figures of the Modernist Movement; her elder sister Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was a painter and a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group. Foreword writer Hermione Lee is the acclaimed Virginia Woolf scholar and the author of Virginia Woolf (Knopf, 1997) Gill Lowe (Editor)is a Senior Teaching Practitioner at Suffolk College, UEA. Her specialist areas are auto/biography, children's literature and issues of adaptation. Working for her M.A. in 'Life-writing' at U.E.A. she began to research the life of Julia Jackson/ Duckworth/ Stephen. This involved close study of the manuscript of 'Hyde Park Gate News'.