Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

“As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.”

Virginia Woolf was an English writer, modernist and feminist. 

Adeline Virginia Woolf, better known as Virginia Woolf, was one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. She was born on January 25 in 1882 in London and raised by free-thinking parents. When she was young, she started writing and published her first novel The Voyage Out in 1915.

During the interwar period Virigina Woolf became an important person within the London literary society and she was part of the influential Bloomsbury Group of Intellectuals. Her most famous novels are Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), Orlando (1928), and her essay called A Room of One's Own (1929), with the well-known note,

"A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

When Virginia was by her mid-forties she had become an influential writer and an innovative and pioneering feminist. She spoke at universities, wrote dramatic letters, essays and lots of short stories. She is still one of the most influential feminist writers of the 20th century and her work is definitely worth mentioning.

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