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Virginia Woolf

1882 - 1941
Virginia Woolf was an English writer whose best known novel is Mrs Dalloway. She is considered to be one of the leading modernists of the 20th century and a pioneer in the use of the stream of consciousness. Her novels, through their non linear approches to narrative, exerted a major influence on the genre. In the 1970s, she became one of the main subjects of feminist criticism.
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Whatever hour you woke there was a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure–a ghostly couple.
"Here we left it," she said. And he added, ... [+]

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FROM THE OVAL-SHAPED flower-bed there rose perhaps a hundred stalks spreading into heart-shaped or tongue-shaped leaves half way up and unfurling at the tip red or blue or yellow petals marked with ... [+]