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To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse


by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse Resources

Movie or TV Productions

1983 Movie
Rosemary Harris (Peter Parker’s aunt in Spiderman) plays Mrs. Ramsay and Kenneth Branagh plays Charles Tansley.


Photos From the Play

The University of California, Berkeley put on a play of To the Lighthouse. This link has numerous photos from the production.

Judging A Book By Its Cover

A book cover designed by Vanessa Bell (Virginia Woolf’s half-sister).

Godrevy Lighthouse

A lithograph of Godrevy Lighthouse, taken in 1938. It’s the inspiration for To the Lighthouse!


A Book Review
New York Times review of To the Lighthouse. (It’s dated incorrectly…it should be 1927.)


"The Charge of the Light Brigade"

The full text of "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Tennyson.

"The Fisherman and his Wife"

The full text of "The Fisherman and his Wife" by the Grimm brothers can be found here.

"The Invitation"

The full text of "The Invitation" by Shelley."

"Luriana Lurilee"

The full text of "Luriana Lurilee" by Charles Elton.

"Sirens’ Song"

The full text of the "Sirens’ Song" by William Brown.

Sonnet 98

The text of Sonnet 98 by William Shakespeare

"The Castaway"

The text of "The Castaway" by William Cowper.

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