San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
— Rainbow Honor Walk —
Pioneer of modernist literature and feminist whose work explored the artistic, sexual and religious roles imposed upon women during her lifetime
Erected 2014 by Rainbow Honor Walk.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. In addition, it is included in the Rainbow Honor Walk 🏳️🌈 series list.
Location. 37° 45.736′ N, 122° 26.104′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Castro Street near Market Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 Castro Street, San Francisco CA 94114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castro Street Historical Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer Jane Warner (within shouting distance of this marker); Jane Addams (within shouting distance of this marker); Harvey Milk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rainbow Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); José Sarria (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); James Baldwin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . Rainbow Honor Walk: Honoree Bios. English novelist, essayist, publisher regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. She experimented with stream-of-consciousness in her works and the underlying psychological as well as emotional motives of characters. She is arguably the major lyrical novelist in the English language. Her novels are highly experimental, showing intense lyricism and stylistic virtuosity. Her popular 1928 novel, Orlando, traces the adventures of an aristocratic poet who changes sex and gender over 300 years. The tale was inspired as a love letter to Woolf’s female lover, Vita Sackville-West. Woolf, along with other writers like Lytton Strachey, Rupert Brooke, Duncan Grant, and Saxon Sydney-Turner formed the nucleus of the intellectual circle of writers and artists known as the Bloomsbury (Submitted on September 22, 2016.)
Additional keywords. LGBT LGBTQ
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 264 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on February 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.