Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (/ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer, 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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    A masterpiece is ... something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it’s there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
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    Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
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    One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people’s throats—and one always secretes too much jelly.
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    When the shrivelled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
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