Virginia Wolf also known as Adeline Virginia Wolf was a British author. she is one of the most well known modernist authors of the 20th century. she was a pioneer in use of consciousness as a narrative mean.
life of Virginia Wolf
She was born in a blended family as a seventh child in South Kensington. while his brothers educated in university the girls educated in a home in Victorian literature and English classes which were effective of her career as an author and writer. her life totally changed after her mother died in 1895; she also had her first mental Breakdown.
After her stepsister and her stepmother died she joined ladies department of king’s college in London which she studied classics and history.
how did Virginia Wolf start?
She began writing professionally in 1900. During the interwar era, she was an important part of literary and artistic society. one of the most influences on her career was that her brothers all motivate her and also her unlimited access to her father’s library. she published her first novel “voyage out” in 1915. her best-known works are the novels Mrs. Dalloway (1925), to the lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928). Wolf became one of the most central subjects of the feminist criticism in 1970s movement. Her poems are famous all around the world. as they are translated into more than 50 languages.
Virginia Wolf’s death
During the first world war period she lost many of her friends which caused her to a severe depression and finally after she wrote his last novel, she drowned herself by filling her overcoat pockets with stones and walking into River Ouse near her home on 28 March 1941. no one ever had found her body until 18 April then it burned by her husband Leonard Woolf and her cremated ashes buried under the elm tree in the garden of her house in Sussex.
The Waves by Virginia Wolf
I see nothing. We may sink and settle on the waves. The sea will drum in my ears. The white petals will be darkened with sea water. They will float for a moment and then sink. Rolling over the waves will shoulder me under. Everything falls in a tremendous shower, dissolving me.