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Virginia Woolf: 10 quotes on her birthday

Born on Jan. 25,1882, Virginia Woolf is today best known for her novels, including "Mrs. Dalloway," "To the Lighthouse," and "The Waves." Woolf, who had a major impact on the shaping of the modern novel, was also an early advocate of women's rights. Who's afraid of her? Not us.

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1. On prose and poetry

"...it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry." (From 'The Common Reader')


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