Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Original Name Adeline Virginia Stephen
Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Death 28 Mar 1941 (aged 59)
Lewes, Lewes District, East Sussex, England
Burial Rodmell, Lewes District, East Sussex, England
Plot Ashes Buried Beneath an Elm Tree in the Garden.
Memorial ID 3486 · View Source
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Author. A prolific writer who has had a great influence on 20th century English literature, she wrote novels, essays, short stories and literary criticism. Several volumes of her letters and journals have been published as well. Among her best known works are the novels To the Lighthouse, Mrs. Dalloway, Orlando and The Waves and the essay, A Room of One's Own. Virginia Woolf was central to the Bloomsbury Group, prominent British artists, writers, and intellectuals who were her friends and relations. She struggled with mental illness on and off throughout her life. On March 28, 1941, she committed suicide by drowning in the River Ouse near her country house in the village of Rodmell, Sussex.

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  • Added: 19 Aug 1998
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Woolf (25 Jan 1882–28 Mar 1941), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3486, citing Monk's House Grounds, Rodmell, Lewes District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .