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Virginia Woolf


Born
in Kensington, Middlesex, England, The United Kingdom
January 25, 1882

Died
March 28, 1941

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(Adeline) Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.

During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs. Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929) with its famous dictum, "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."
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Mrs. Dalloway

3.79 avg rating — 273,527 ratings — published 1925 — 549 editions
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A Room of One's Own

4.20 avg rating — 173,526 ratings — published 1928 — 2374 editions
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To the Lighthouse

3.80 avg rating — 163,820 ratings — published 1927 — 2464 editions
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Orlando

3.87 avg rating — 79,152 ratings — published 1928 — 98 editions
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The Waves

4.15 avg rating — 37,194 ratings — published 1931 — 1210 editions
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The Voyage Out

3.75 avg rating — 10,407 ratings — published 1915 — 1218 editions
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Jacob's Room

3.53 avg rating — 10,346 ratings — published 1922 — 1434 editions
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Night and Day

3.76 avg rating — 8,819 ratings — published 1919 — 1021 editions
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Flush

3.86 avg rating — 8,305 ratings — published 1933 — 645 editions
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Between the Acts

3.61 avg rating — 7,057 ratings — published 1941 — 180 editions
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“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

“Books are the mirrors of the soul.”
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