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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 ... [+]

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LAZY AND INDIFFERENT, shaking space easily from his wings, knowing his way, the heron passes over the church beneath the sky. White and distant, absorbed in itself, endlessly the sky covers and ... [+]