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The Common Reader, First Series

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Title:The Common Reader, First Series
Author:
Woolf, Virginia   
(2 of 31 for author by title)
The Common Reader, Second Series
Between the Acts
Published:   1925
Publisher:The Hogarth Press Ltd.
Tags:essay, non-fiction
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Woolf's first and most popular volume of essays. This collection has more than twenty-five selections, including such important statements as "Modern Fiction" and "The Modern Essay." [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Woolf, Virginia

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Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century.

During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. 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."

Woolf suffered from severe bouts of mental illness throughout her life, thought to have been what is now termed bipolar disorder, and committed suicide by drowning in 1941 at the age of 59.--Wikipedia.

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