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In 193 1 I had become joint editor of the Political Quarterly with Willie Robson ;
when the war came, Willie went into the Ministry of Fuel and Power and had to
give up his editorship. From 1940 to 1 946 I was sole editor and, under war ...
The competence of the editor to pontificate on some of these subjects is probably
no higher than that of a celibate old gentleman in Rome to lay down the law on
the intimacies and intricacies of copulation and the mechanics of contraceptives.
influence and power. I used to feel the same thing in the Nation office when I was
Literary Editor there, and even as editor of the Political Quarterly. And this effect
of the newspaper's magnetic field extends, as I said, far beyond the editor's chair.
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review