How Virginia Woolf and Nepal Trip Develop Writing Career - Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

In Chapter 3 of 11, Kenyon College senior thesis writing and abroad experiences shape author and journalist Rachel Lehmann-Haupt's career and open doors to first job at Harper Collins. Her modern literature focused thesis, written on Virginia Woolf's "To The Lighthouse, Mrs. Dalloway" and "Room of One's Own" hones a her interest in developing expertise around feminist and women's issues. Then, a college semester abroad in Nepal and an investigative piece on an ashram holy man influences her push away from academia into journalism and writing.