Knowledge Identifier: +Virginia_Woolf
Born in 1882.
Countries: United Kingdom (46%), United States (27%), (10%)
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Ives in Cornwall, where the family spent every summer until 1895.
She was, however, able to take courses of study in Greek, Latin, German and history at the Ladies Department of Kings College London between 1897 and 1901, and this brought her into contact with some of the early reformers of womens higher education such as Clara Pater, George Warr and Lilian Faithfull (Principal of the Kings Ladies Department and noted as one of the Steamboat ladies).
Woolf began writing professionally in 1900, initially for the Times Literary Supplement with a journalistic piece about Haworth, home of the Bronte family.
Roger Fry - Virginia Woolf later said, "On or about December 1910 human character changed," referring to the effect this exhibit had on the world
Mark Gertler (artist) - Virginia Woolf recorded her impressions of Gertler after he came to visit her and her husband in Sussex in September 1918
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse - "'To the Lighthouse"' is a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
The Waves - "'The Waves"', first published in 1931, is Virginia Woolf's most experimental novel
Dorothy Bussy - Bussy anonymously published one novel, "Olivia", in 1949, printed by the Hogarth Press, the publishing house founded by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, in which lesbian loves get entangled in the emotional and sexually-charged atmosphere of erotic pedagogy in a girls' school
Woolf's reputation declined sharply after World War II, but her importance was re-established with the growth of Feminist criticism in the 1970s
Though at least one biography of Virginia Woolf appeared in her lifetime, the first authoritative study of her life was published in 1972 by her nephew Quentin Bell
Much scholarship has been made of Woolf's mental illness, described as a "manic-depressive illness" in Thomas Caramagno's 1992 book, "The Flight of the Mind: Virginia Woolf's Art and Manic-Depressive Illness", in which he warns against the "neurotic-genius" way of looking at mental illness, where people rationalise that creativity is somehow born of mental illness
Robert Meyer, 1998, Case Studies in Abnormal Behaviour, Allyn and Bacon Leslie and Julia had four children together: Vanessa Stephen , Thoby Stephen , Virginia , and Adrian Stephen
In 2002, a film version of the novel was released starring Nicole Kidman as Woolf, a role for which she won the 2002 Academy award for Best Actress
On 2 May 2013, it was announced that Woolf was to be honoured by her alma mater when, in Autumn 2013, the "Virginia Woolf Building" of King's College London would open on Kingsway, London