Virginia Woolf 1882—1941

Virginia Woolf

About

Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. During the inter-war 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, To the Lighthouse and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One’s Own, with its famous dictum, “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” (source: Wikipedia)

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    A Room of One's Own (1929)

    In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister. A sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, and equal in genius, but whose l...read more »

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    Between the Acts (1941)

    The author’s last novel, written during the early years of World War II, was completed just before her death. The action takes place on a single summer’...read more »

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    Flush (1933)

    Virginia Woolf’s humorous biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s spaniel is charming yet also radical. A work of sensuous imagination, it opens up a ...read more »

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    Jacob's Room (1922)

    Jacob’s Room is Virginia Woolf’s first truly experimental novel. It is a portrait of a young man, who is both representative and victim of the social va...read more »

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    Monday or Tuesday (1921)

    A haunted house that holds the mystery of the human heart; a challenge to read the contents of a library – that reveals how dismally bad all too many bo...read more »

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    Mrs. Dalloway (1925)

    Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be ...read more »

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    Night and Day (1919)

    Woolf portrays the fascinations of self-discovery through relationships with other people, and she also looks into the intricacies of love–are we aware ...read more »

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    Orlando (1928)

    The thrill of reading Virginia Woolf’s Orlando is the feeling of looking into a whirlpool just as something utterly extraordinary materializes for the f...read more »

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    The Voyage Out (1915)

    In The Voyage Out, one of Woolf’s wittiest, socially satirical novels, Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father’s ship, and is launched on...read more »

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    The Years (1937)

    The novel traces the history of the genteel Pargiter family from the 1880s to the “present day” of the mid-1930s. Although spanning fifty years, the nov...read more »

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    Three Guineas (1938)

    Three Guineas is written as a series of letters in which Woolf ponders the efficacy of donating to various causes to prevent war. In reflecting on her s...read more »

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    To The Lighthouse (1927)

    Set in the summer home of an English family, the novel unfolds through shifting perspectives of each character’s stream of consciousness, recalling chil...read more »