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.


  • 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


  • “The Voyage Out”
  • “Night and Day”
  • “Jacob՚s Room”
  • “Mrs. Dalloway”
  • “To the Lighthouse”
  • “Orlando”
  • “The Waves”
  • “The Years”
  • “Between the Acts”