Also Known As:
Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf (full name)
Date of Birth:
January 25, 1882
Place of Birth:
Date of Death:
March 28, 1941
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|Books About Woolf|
Hermione Lee, Hermoine Lee
Sixty years after her death, Virginia Woolf remains a subject of perennial interest to readers and scholars alike. Over the years, Woolf has been assigned different labels and identities by those who chronicle her life and work -- lesbian, manic-depressive, modernist -- but only one has been universally agreed upon: writer.
Virginia Woolf: A Biography
Quentin Bell (Woolf's nephew)
Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life
Virginia Woolf: A Penguin Life
Nigel Nicolson, Nigel Nicolson
|The Best Book to Read First||An Homage to Woolf|
Virginia Woolf, Foreword by Maureen Howard
Widely known as Woolf's masterpiece, Mrs. Dalloway was the inspiration for Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning homage, The Hours.
Contemporary author Michael Cunningham borrowed the title of Woolf's manuscript for Mrs. Dalloway for his own elegaic, Pulitzer-winning book. Cunningham braids together the lives of three women -- one of them an imagining of Woolf herself -- and the result is part meditation, part homage.
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