The Moment and Other Essays is a collection of thirty essays by Virginia Woolf, first published in 1947, six years after her death. Edited by her husband, Leonard Woolf, the essays in the collection are as follows: The Moment: Summer's Night; On Being Ill; The Faery Queen; Congreve's Comedies; Sterne's Ghost; Mrs. Thrale; Sir Walter Scott. Gas at Abbotsford; Sir Walter Scott. The Antiquary; Lockhart's Criticism; David Copperfield; Lewis Carroll; Edmund Gosse; Notes on D. H. Lawrence; Roger Fry; The Art Of Fiction; American Fiction; The Leaning Tower; On Rereading Novels; Personalities;
Pictures; Harriette Wilson; Genius: R. B. Haydon; The Enchanted Organ: Anne Thackeray; Two Women: Emily Davies and Lady Augusta Stanley; Ellen Terry; To Spain; Fishing; The Artist and Politics; and, Royalty.