Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English novelist, essayist, biographer, and feminist. Woolf was a prolific writer, whose modernist style changed with each new novel.  Her letters and memoirs reveal glimpses of Woolf at the center of English literary culture during the Bloomsbury era.
Virginia Woolf, that great lover of language, would surely be amused to know that, some seven decades after her death, she endures most vividly in popular culture as a pun—within the title of Edward Albee’s celebrated drama, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Feb 1, 2020 · Updated on February 01, 2020 (1882-1941) British writer. Virginia Woolf became one of the most prominent literary figures of the early 20th century, with novels like Mrs. Dalloway (1925), Jacob's Room (1922), To the Lighthouse (1927), and The Waves (1931). Birth and Early Life
Dec 17, 2019 · A new biography of Virginia Woolf looks at the impact of sexual abuse during her childhood and adolescence, and why this is relevant today "By her own account, it had a lifelong effect on her"
Nov 10, 2014 · It is a fitting image of what Virginia Woolf helped do to the novel, stripping it from convention. One of the characteristics of modernism, in which she played a central role, is the detachment ...
Virginia Woolf - Modernist, Feminist, Novelist: At the beginning of 1924, the Woolfs moved their city residence from the suburbs back to Bloomsbury, where they were less isolated from London society. Soon the aristocratic Vita Sackville-West began to court Virginia, a relationship that would blossom into a lesbian affair.
Virginia Woolf. Table of Contents. Virginia Woolf - Modernist Writer, Feminist, Novelist: Woolf’s experiments with point of view confirm that, as Bernard thinks in The Waves, “we are not single.”. Being neither single nor fixed, perception in her novels is fluid, as is the world she presents.