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- October 1st 1992
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(first published January 28th 1813)
- Date of birth: January 25, 1882
- Died: March 28, 1941
- Born: in Kensington, Middlesex, England, The United Kingdom.
- Description: (Adeline) Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist 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."