Virginia Woolf: Biographic Details, Hogarth Press, Essays and Novels

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Biographic Details

  • She was born in 1882.

  • Considered as one of the most important modernist writers.

  • She was born in affluent household in London.

  • Woolf was home schooled.

  • At the age of 13, Virginia suffered from bouts of depression because of many deaths in her family.

  • After her father’s death, Virginia and her siblings move to Bloomsbury area of London.

  • During this period Virginia came in contact with the intellectuals circle of that time.

  • In 1912, she married Leonard Woolf.

  • Vita Sackville West and her intimate friendship with her.

Hogarth Press

  • Hogarth Press was founded in 1917 by Leonard and Virginia Woolf.

  • Forefront in publishing works on psychoanalysis and other controversial work.

Essays

  • Modern Fiction

  • On Being ill

  • The London Scene

  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown

  • Three Guineas

  • A Letter to a young poet

  • Moments of Being

  • A Room of One’s Own

  • A Sketch of the Past

Novels

  • “The Voyage Out”

  • “Night and Day”

  • “Jacob’s Room”

  • “Mrs. Dalloway”

  • “To the Lighthouse”

  • “Orlando”

  • “The Waves”

  • “The Years”

  • “Between the Acts”