Virginia Woolf: Background - Virginia Woolf Background...

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Virginia Woolf: Background Born in london Daughter of julia jackson ducksworth and leslie stephen Member of duckworth publishing family Grew up in a large talented family She got her education through her father's library She met many victorians and learned greek from essayist and critic walter pater’s sister, in her childhood This made her writing life and intellectual life come a lot easier How does Woolf’s means of education affect her writing and intellect? Her childhood that followed was a lot of suffering. Her older brother sexually abused her Her mother died in 1895 This started her mental breakdowns Her half sister died died at childbirth 2 years later Her father died or cancer in 1904 Her brother died of typhoid in 1906 How did her unfortunate childhood affect her writing, and the topics that she wrote about? After her father died, she moved in with her sister and 2 brothers in bloomsbury a district

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