Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf, (born January 25, 1882, London, England–died March 28, 1941, East Sussex, England), is one of the most iconic female writers of the English Culture, she wrote modernist classics including Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and Orlando, as well as pioneering feminist works, A Room of One’s Own and Three Guineas. (Paraphrased from https://www.biography.com/)

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Novels and essays

Virginia published more than 10 books and essays through her life, in wich the most important or famous are:

Mrs Dalloway, which narrates the preparations of a party that is planing Clarissa Dalloway.

A Room of One’s Room, which is an essay about the social and economic factors which prevent women from achieving their full creative potential.

The years, that charts the lives of a genteel family over a period of fifty years, but only through particular moments in particular years.

You can find more information about her work in: https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2016/where-to-start-reading-virginia-woolf/

Or in: https://www.uah.edu/woolf/chrono.html

You can listen to A room of One’s Room in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuDsU3Z8BSY

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Death

Virginia always had problems with depression, but she deal with it all her life and she knew how to control it. But in March 28th of 1941, Virginia decided to commit suicide by putting rocks in her coat an then jumping at a lake.

You can see more about her life in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hnlsh8WyPE

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