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Woolf

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1. (Biography) Leonard Sidney. 1880–1969, English publisher and political writer
2. (Biography) his wife, Virginia. 1882–1941, English novelist and critic. Her novels, which include Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), The Waves (1931), and Between the Acts (1941), employ such techniques as the interior monologue and stream of consciousness

Woolf

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Virginia (Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf), 1882–1941, English novelist, essayist, and critic.
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Noun1.Woolf - English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologueWoolf - English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941)
Bloomsbury Group - an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
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Maze writes about how Lily Briscoe intentionally represents the author as an adult, because "in the crucial third section, "The Lighthouse," as she stands painting, Lily is intent on analyzing her own feelings towards the Ramsays just as Woolf was doing for herself in the writing" (86).
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As scholars have noted, and as the author herself frequently confessed in her writings, Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen) considered herself an outsider throughout her life.
Forrester's biography inhabits her characters and vivifies their perspective, weaving a colorful, intense drama that forces readers to rethink their understanding of Woolf, her writing, and her world.
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Ben Woolf, an actor known for his roles on two seasons of the television show "American Horror Story," died on Monday in Los Angeles at the age of 34.