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Virginia Woolf
1882-1941 (Age at death: 59 approx.)

Virginia Woolf was an English novelist, essayist, diarist, epistler, publisher, feminist, and writer of short stories, 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."

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...we see life as it is when we have no part in it.
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It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
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Who shall measure the heat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
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